A flourishing story of great wealth and compelling love strikes a chord when describing the

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A flourishing story of great wealth and compelling love strikes a chord when describing the riveting novel of F. Scott Fitzgerald that is The Great Gatsby. Its narrative is of a searching man who goes by Nick Carraway, who moves to West Egg in New York to learn about the bond business. While there he recaps with his cousin Daisy and gets tangled in their ravishing upper class lives. What starts as an introduction to upper class socialites lives turned into a compelling love twist. Their Eyes are Watching God however is more down to earth than the shining money and extravagant lives that is The Great Gatsby. Zora Neale Hurston's novel follows the life of Janie Crawford and her tragic fate in love. From being married to young to marring…show more content…
She is still quite young and searches for herself but when chances to try new things are take away it brings up the idea that maybe she did want to try them. Janie find here that perhaps she doesn’t want to be silenced, maybe she to be the type to make a speech. Finding yourself is a better start than finding love that way you can know what you want and find the love that is for you. Janie was handed the task of finding herself and love at the same time that is perhaps why her marriages ended badly. Around the time of Jody’s Death she found her voice and stood up to his judgments, when he died she was free to be herself. Soon after, Tea Cakes came into the picture and helped her live the love she should have had from the beginning. She also accepted his love because of all that she learned about herself from her marriages. She learned she didn't want to have that love where she was the wife at home, were the spirit of marriage would leave the bedroom. This is also why this love worked out and they understood each other. "Why, Tea Cake? Whut good do combin' mah hair do you? It's mah comfortable, not yourn.” “It's mine too”(103). Tea Cakes didn't restricted her like Jody would and she found that she liked not being restricted by having been restricted before. With Logan, her first husband, he never asked her to do much that she didn't want to do

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