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Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston is about the life of Janie a black woman on her quest to find true love On her journey she realizes that love is different for all people and different in every marriageJanies first husband is Logan Killicks She is forced to marry him by her grandmother who knows that her days are numbered she wants Janie to be protected but Janie hated Logan and knew she could never love him he was many years older than Janie Janie says to nanny He look like some old skull head in a graveyard Hurston 13 Being married to Logan was not what Janie imagined marriage should be like He looked at her as a farm hand Janie was very unhappyAfter leaving Logan for her second for her second husband Joe Starks She feels like this is the love she has always dreamed of As months went by Joe starts to show his true colors He cared about very little about how Janie felt and she always had to follow his rules of what a woman should do and be like Janie finally gets to tell him how she fells when hes on his death bed She says to him All dis bowin down all dis obedience under yo voice dats not whut I rushed of down deroad tuh find out about you Hurston 82When Joe passes away Janie is so in love with her freedom she is in no rush to marry again While working in the store one day a man named Teacake walked in they instantly connected A few weeks later they begin to date the town is unhappy that Janie would choose a guy below her standards they tell Janie he is just after her money Janie and Teacake do not care what others say Janie decides to leave her town and marry Teacake Teacake and Janie adore each other Janie
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