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Janies 3 Marriages Zora Neale Hurstons Their Eyes Were Watching God focuses on a beautiful mulatto woman named Janie Crawford This piece of literature carves a tale of what was once an awful time to be an African American It begins with a brief section of what was the end of the story and the flash-forward quickly ends after the first chapter Chapter 2 picks up at the storys true beginning At the start of Their Eyes Were Watching God Janie a sixteen year old black girl growing up in rural west Florida around 1920 to 1935 is raised by her grandmother The Civil War had been over for 40-50 years however America particularly amongst the southern most states is not changed dramatically after Lincolns Reconstruction African-American racism prejudice and just plain uneducated bias heavily exists throughout most of the United States Janie Crawford goes through major self discovery when the story starts Janies grandmother her only caretaker at this time grew up as a slave Knowing how bad things could be if not properly taken care of by a wealthy land owner Janies grandmother did only what she knew best She had Janie marry at the tender age of sixteen The depressing thing about this was that Janie had just started to wonder what was in store for her on this great planet She wondered of the opportunities that might present themselves She wondered of the people she would meet She wondered if true love was out there She wondered all these things and her life was all in front of her She would pine amongst nature in full bloom watching the bees fly by and smelling the exotic flowers She sensed some sort of answer that sought out her own yearning As Hurston wrote in chapter two of Their Eyes Were Watching God Janie daydreamed of becoming an element of nature Oh to be a pear tree any tree in
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