Their Eyes #1 revised - ` Alex Frieden Myers/Neely Advanced...

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` Frieden 1 Alex Frieden Myers/Neely Advanced English 11 pd 8 May 20, 2006 Revision of In -class essay #1: Evolution of Janie’s character In the novel Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neal Hurston the character Janie has a very dynamic disposition and throughout her marriage with Jody the reader sees drastic changes in her outlook on life. She is captured instantly by the charm, promise, and forward thinking of Jody, beginning their marriage with love and an idealistic view of the future. However as time goes on and Jody gains more power resulting in his perception of Janie decreasing from a woman who deserves respect to a mere object put up on a pedestal and shown off to the community. Her character changes becoming less idealistic as she stops accepting the role she earned by marrying the future mayor of the first black town in America. Before Janie leaves Logan, her first husband, forces her to work in the fields in addition to around the house. Logan treats her as if she is a servant. When Jody see this
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