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Unformatted text preview: more disturbing than whites hating blacks Nature what people are born into, how theyre raised. Hurricane = physical act of God Story of African American womans liberation from herself and living her life the way she wants Title Meaning eyes on a religious and mystical level, eyes perceive the world Who is the God of the story? people turned to God when disasters occurred. Details about religion are not discussed Power an Conquest as a Means to Fulfillment Janie wants fulfillment through spiritual conquest and finding herself, Jody wants fulfillment through power Love & Relationships vs. Independence Janie and Tea Cake have mutual respect which helps Janie to be independent Community gossip, scapegoating Circular novel Symbolism nature, God...
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- Spring '08
- Their Eyes Were Watching God, Race, Janie, Tea Cake, Mrs. Turner