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Their Eyes Were Watching God

5 Ratings: 4.6
A novel by Zora Neale Hurston
3 reviews about Their Eyes Were Watching God
review by . December 20, 2010
posted in Ubergizmo
This is the story of Janie Mae Crawford. Her mother had been born on a plantation near Savannah in 1864, "with gray eyes and yaller hair" (Ch. 2). Janie Mae's grandfather was Marse Robert and his son, her half-uncle, had fallen at Chickamauga. As soon as the Master rode off to drive Sherman back from Atlanta into Tennessee, the Mistress threatened to whip Janie Mae's grandmother ("Granny") for bearing a baby that looked white. Slave mother and daughter then fled into …
review by . July 07, 2010
Their Eyes Were Watching God      I had the pleasure of reading this book in one of my high school as well as one of my college English classes.  I believe that Zora Neale Hurston did an amazing job with portraying the life of the main character, Janie, who went from being a young innocent teenager to a mature and worldly woman by the end of the book.      The book mainly deals about Janie and her interactions with three different men that she marries …
Quick Tip by . June 26, 2010
One of my all time favorite reads. Love the dialogue. Every time I put the book down I had to read a couple of paragraphs allowed just to get my mind in the swing of the dialect. Hurston is amazing!
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