Zora Neal Hurston

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The Harlem Renaissance was very empowering time of the 1920’s. It was the uprising of black culture, i.e. jazz, art, books, poetry, etc… Zora Neal Hurston captures a lot of the Harlem aspects in her books; today we are going to be discussing and analyzing her book “Their Eyes Were Watching God”. The plot of this book is very similar to the hurricane— settled on by many as the front cover— examined in the book. Throughout the book Zora Neal Hurston hits on the idea of oppression and the seeking of freedom. Janie—the protagonist—was treated fairly well although she was black. She did not have to face the same trials and tribulations as a typical black person back then. Janie gets the respect and a role in the white community which was extremely
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