their eyes were watching god

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston’s novel Their Eyes Were Watching God is a story about three strong women. It follows the life of Janie, a newly independent woman who pushes herself to be more self-dependent by making her own decisions and standing up for herself.Their Eyes Were Watching God is an allegorical novel that focuses on Janie’s journey from ignorance to wisdom in the African American culture. The novel was written in 1937, during a time where many African Americans were struggling with prejudice and racism.The color of their eyes enabled them to see beyond the racial boundaries which were set before them, thus giving them an advantage over their European counterparts who were blinded by colorism

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The thing that I learned is that black people weren't the only ones to be oppressed in the South. White people were also oppressed.The thing I learned is that people, who claim to be white, do not know anything about what it really means to be white. They don't know what it's like to be black. They have never been in the place where they are about to die. Most of them don't know what it's like to go thru life, knowing
I needed to write a literature review about Their Eyes Were Watching God and The Stove-junker books. I read Their Eyes Were Watching God with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Zora Neale Hurston is a wonderful writer.