Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Their Eyes Were Watching God Three Marriages, Three Lessons In the beginning of Zora Neale Hurston’s book, Their Eye Were Watching God, Janie had an adolescent view on love until she learns many lessons through her three marriages. She learned from her marriage to Logan Killicks that she could not learn to love someone. After her marriage to Jody Starks, Janie realized that equality is important within a marriage. When Janie married Tea Cake, she realized true love could be found. Janie learned through her three marriages even though she had bad experiences with love; there was a thing as true love. Before her three marriages, Janie was very naïve about love. Zora Neale Hurston shows Janie’s view on marriage, “She saw a dust-bearing bee sink into sanctum of a bloom; the thousand sister-calyxes arch to meet the love embrace and the ecstatic shiver of the tree from the root to tiniest branch creaming in every blossom and frothing with delight. So this was marriage!” (pg. 11) To Janie, marriage was perfect harmony between two people like a pear tree and its surroundings. Janie felt like being like a pear tree and its surroundings would be
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This note was uploaded on 01/09/2011 for the course EDS 103 taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at E. Kentucky.

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