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    Voice and Language in Their Eyes Were Watching God      In one way or another, every person has felt repressed at some stage during their lives. Their Eyes Were Watching God is a story about one woman's quest to free herself from repression and explore her own identity; this is the story of Janie Crawford and her journey for self-knowledge and fulfillment.  Janie transforms many times as she undergoes the process of self-discovery as she changes through her experiences with three completely

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    The Powerful Voice of Janie in Their Eyes Were Watching God The world of Janie Crawford in Their Eyes Were Watching God was one of oppression and disappointment. She left the world of her suffocating grandmother to live with a man whom she did not love, and in fact did not even know. She then left him to marry another man who offered her wealth in terms of material possessions but left her in utter spiritual poverty. After her second husband's death, she claims responsibility and control

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    Through In the novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God" written by Zora Neale Hurston, Janie the protagonist is seen by critics as having no voice. For all women silence knows no boundaries of race or culture, and Janie is no exception. Hurston characterizes Janie with the same silence that women at that time & period were forced into, (complete submission.) "Women were to be seen and not heard." Janie spends forty years of her life, learning to achieve/find, her voice against the over-ruling and

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    Janie’s Courageous Voice in Their Eyes Were Watching God Through her use of southern black language Zora Neale Hurston illustrates how to live and learn from life’s experiences. Janie, the main character in Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God, is a woman who defies what people expect of her and lives her life searching to become a better person. Not easily satisfied with material gain, Janie quickly jumps into a search to find true happiness and love in life. She finally achieves what she

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    In The Novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie does find herself at the end of the novel. Zora Neale Hurston displays this perfectly, with all the conflicts and struggles going on she finds her way to her true voice. All the husbands she has gone through, and what she has experienced. Hurston effectively shows Janie’s victory over oppression throughout the book. She has allowed to use her language as power, and use that power to grow into what she is at the end of the book. This movement allows

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    Barbara Johnson’s critique focuses on the metaphoric, metonymic and voice in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. It focuses on the major character, Janie Crawford’s inner and outer change towards her various relationships. She focuses on the strengths, both vocally and physically, gained after her first slap down by her second husband, Joe Starks. Barbara Johnson focuses on the metaphoric meaning of this transformation which was defined as the substitution based on the resemblance

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    “Their Eyes Were Watching God” is a novel that was written by Zora Neale Hurston. Some call this novel an “African-American feminist classic” The novel takes place in the early 1900s. It was about a story of Janie Crawford, an African-American women whose life is a quest to find true love and her journey of self-discovery. The novel narrated main character Janie Crawford’s “ripening from a vibrant, but voiceless teenage girl into a woman her finger on the trigger of her own destiny” It was not an

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    Their Eyes Were Watching God: Prompt 10 “Their eyes were watching god” a novel that looked how societies view on women, written by Zora Neale Hurston, portrays a society where “nigger women” are considered a “mule”. Throughout the novel, the protagonist, Janie Crawford, strives to find her own voice but struggle to find it because of the expectation in the African American community. Each one of her husbands play a big role in her life long search for independence and her own voice. Janie’s journey

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    Evette Galvan 11/03/14 H. English Essay Their Eyes Were Watching God: How Janie Acquired Her Own Voice Many people let their lives be controlled by someone else, but eventually have the ability to stand up for themselves and become their own person. In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, the main character, Janie, has to go through many hardships to finally gain her independence. Janie thought that her dreams of finding real love were over, but that all changed when she met a new man that allowed

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    Janie strives to live the life of her imagination by attempting to achieve the dreams of her own. Their Eyes Were Watching God reveals Janie Crawford as a sixteen year old girl who aims to discover new adventures and find love within her marriages. Janie’s grandmother demands she settles down with a decent man that could bring her a bright future. As a matter of fact, Janie originally marries Logan Killicks in order to fulfill her grandmother’s demands. With their marriage progressing without love

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