Essays Tagged: "Eatonville Florida"

Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston

d have to be made and said to fit them' (31).Joe aims to be a big voice and that is why he comes to Eatonville, Florida. He feels that he will have a better chance at being a big voice in an all black ... of Joe's dilemma: 'Starks is able to 'set himself up as lord, master, and proprietor' everywhere in Eatonville, and not just in his general store. His power in Eatonville approximates the white man's ...

(3 pages) 161 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

A Cultural Psychologist: Zora Neale Hurston

very prolific writer.Zora Neale Hurston was born January 7th to John Hurston and Lucy Ann Potts in Eatonville, Florida. Though Hurston states her birth year as 1903, it actually falls in 1891, as val ... s like" (Howard 14). The direction of her life was set, as was the focus of her writing.The town of Eatonville where she grew up made a great impact on her life. In the Dictionary of Literary Biograph ...

(5 pages) 90 0 4.6 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

"Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Janie Crawford

e the men criticized and then continued to dream.The novel opens backwards, with Janie returning to Eatonville to begin her storytelling to Phoebe, her friend. Janie with ". . . firm buttocks like she ...

(4 pages) 127 1 3.3 Apr/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Hurston.

again with the image of a bloom. Jody is the bee for Janie's bloom. Janie marries Jody and moves to Eatonville. In Eatonville, Jody and Janie open a store. While Janie helps in the store, Jody has Jan ...

(2 pages) 59 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

"Their Eyes Were Watching God", Zora Neale Hurston.

d have to be made and said to fit them" (31).Joe aims to be a big voice and that is why he comes to Eatonville,Florida. He feels that he will have a better chance at being a big voice in anall black t ... of Joe's dilemma: "Starks is ableto 'set himself up as lord, master, and proprietor' everywhere in Eatonville,and not just in his general store. His power in Eatonville approximates thewhite man's al ...

(3 pages) 97 0 5.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Problem of the Female: Marriage and 'Sistergirl' Relationships in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

atching God, fit into the canon of black feminist literature.Hurston was born on January 7, 1891 in Eatonville, Florida, the first incorporated all-black town in America. There has been some debate ov ... stated that she may have been born in 1901, however there is no debating the place of her birth, as Eatonville has become the backdrop of many of her works. As the daughter of a Baptist minister and e ...

(17 pages) 114 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Summer reading response to "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Hurston, Zora Neale

ying, because it changed the whole outcome of the story. Janie probably would not have gone back to Eatonville to see Pheoby or the others, and, of course, Janie would not be put to court. I liked the ...

(3 pages) 68 0 3.6 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Essay on "Their Eyes Were Watching God" and the importance and symbolism of Janie's clothing. Many quotes, very descriptive.

anie would think of the old days in the store and the big white house and laugh to herself. What if Eatonville could see her now in her blue denim overalls and heavy shoes?" (134) This passage is a sl ... y apart. Janie makes a comparison between the work she does now versus working in the store back in Eatonville, "It's mo' nicer than sittin round these quarters all day. Clerkin in dat store was hard, ...

(8 pages) 99 0 3.5 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Janie's Love Life in "Their Eyes Were Watching God" by Zora Neale Hurston

Janie ran away with a new possibility, Joe Starks. Joe, who Janie nicknamed "Jody" was the mayor of Eatonville. He had a large quantity of money and at first pampered Janie with fancy clothes, money, ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Of "Their Eyes Were Watching God" And "Winesburg, Ohio"

present them. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, the main character Janie moves to the town of Eatonville, Florida with her second husband Jody Starks. The move was to flee her arranged first mar ... man that she did not love, and also gain some stature in a community.The "All-Negro town" of Eatonville is Jody's dream. It turns out to be a big disappointment to him though, and he takes on t ...

(3 pages) 512 0 3.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Their Eyes Were Watching God

e had the freedom to run away, but ran to the wrong person.Joe and Janie got married. They moved to Eatonville where Joe wanted to be the mayor of the town. When the people in Eatonville welcomed Joe ... the freedom in the world by chapter nine.After Tea Cake dies from the dog bite Janie moved back to Eatonville. She had the choice to do whatever she wanted. Janie finally found love. "Tea Cake could ...

(2 pages) 57 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Their eyes were watching god 4

self and Janie happy. His genuine kindness and intelligence made him successful. After Janie leaves Eatonville with Tea Cake, they travel to the Everglades to build their lives. They work together, li ...

(2 pages) 298 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

African-American Literature, M

e?s ever-evolving character from life with a white family in the Deep South to her return ?home? to Eatonville. Meridian and Janie?s constant need to identify and connect with their community while ma ... wn path and be her own woman. Her time in the muck with Tea Cake allowed her to, upon her return to Eatonville after Tea Cake?s death, ?pull in her horizon like a great fish-net? and to ?call in her s ...

(6 pages) 11 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Janie and the Porch

nt stages of Janie's life in her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Zora Neale Hurston was born in Eatonville Florida, the same place where the novel takes place. Hurston was a feminist writer who wr ...

(3 pages) 496 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Zora Hurston - Their Eyes Were Watching God

nother possible reason may be since the story takes place in a town similar to where she grew up in Eatonville, Florida which was an all black town. She “was never indoctrinated in inferiority, a ...

(8 pages) 31 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Search for Identity in Their Eyes Were Watching God

thoughts more, and even though she isn't much allowed to do masculine duties, she's accepted by the Eatonville community as more of a special case than the other women, partly because of her marriage ... a special case than the other women, partly because of her marriage to the mayor. As Joe builds up Eatonville and works to gain the trust of the community, Janie begins feeling more and more left out ...

(2 pages) 15 0 5.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Their Eyes are Watching God - Critical Reveiw

fferent ways a story of passion, romance, and the feeling of true love.Review:This drama was set in Eatonville, Florida during the Harlem Renaissance in the 1920's. The Harlem Renaissance was an Afric ... the first scene Janie Crawford, is wearing dirty old coveralls walking barefoot towards the town of Eatonville. The very first thing in the movie Janie Crawford says is, "There are two things everybod ...

(5 pages) 22 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Literary EssayBook: Their Eyes Were Watching GodAuthor:Zora Neale Hurston

oe also faced discrimination in his former town because of the white folks. When Joe takes Janie to Eatonville he finds that the town required changes. In this particular scenario Joe started gaining ... because of her white complexion. Joe embodies many white characteristics and becomes the leader in Eatonville because it was a black community. Without his determination, characteristics, and maybe e ...

(8 pages) 110 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Their Eyes Were Watching God Zora Heale Hurston Literary Elements

unhappy. Doing farm work is not what Janie planned to do with her future life. When Janie moves to Eatonville with Joe Starks, the environment she is in doesn't satisfy her.Towards the fact that all ... t where the book took place. While Logan provided the setting on the farm, Joe provided the life in Eatonville but Tea Cake provided the life in the Everglades . The fact that this book took place in ...

(6 pages) 21 0 5.0 Jun/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature