The ecstatic shiver of the tree from root to tiniest

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the ecstatic shiver of the tree from root to tiniest branch creaming in every blossom and frothing with delight. So this was a marriage! She had been summoned to behold a revelation. Then Janie felt a pain remorseless sweet that left her limp and languid. While lying on the ground under a pear tree, Janie sees a bee pollinating a blossom. young, innocent Janie into a grown woman who gradually becomes obsessed with the idea of finding true love. (CL)—While lying on the ground under a pear tree, Janie sees a bee pollinating a blossom, seeing that action as something sexual. Ultimately, she is inspired by that. She is amazed at how beautiful the action is. She’s sure that this is what love and marriage must be like. (Q)—Why is Janie so fascinated by the action? What did she observe? Part of the reason Janie’s grandmother Nanny pushes her into a loveless marriage to Logan Killicks, her first husband, is that Nanny was born in slavery and had little choice over her own destiny. Nanny has craved small comforts, like sitting idly on a porch, and wants her granddaughter to have them, along with money and status, no matter what the emotional cost. What Nanny may not have considered is that Janie would have her own ideas of freedom. However, Nanny is also pained by a deferred dream of her own. In Janie’s flashback, she was forced to marry Logan under the will of her Nanny and is expected to learn to love him. Xx/ Foreword (CL)—Back in the in the 1970s, the period of when this tory took place, arrange marriage was perhaps still a common thing. Nanny certainly only wants the best for her granddaughter. However, she unintentionally put her daughter into an unhappy marriage in which Janie did not love or was willing to have family bonds with him. (P)—The foreword of this book, for sure, makes it more predictable for readers to expect what will happen later in the book, specifically chapter 3 and 4. (Q)—Nanny lived with Janie for a long time, she is expected to be a very understanding character. Why hasn’t Janie convince her about the idea of finding true love? Joe Starks was the name, yeah Joe Starks from in and through Georgy. Been workin’ for white folks all his life. Saved up some money—round three hundred dollars, yes indeed, right here in his pocket. Kept hearin’ ’bout them buildin’ a new state down heah in Floridy and sort of wanted to come. But he was makin’ money where he was. But when he heard all about ’em makin’ a town all outa colored folks, he knowed dat was de place he wanted to be.

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