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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching God

  

by Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God Character Quotes

Janie Crawford Quotes

Not-So-Plain JaneJanie is our heroine, narrator, tour guide, and all-around hero. She's the lens through which we see the world of turn-of-the-20th-century Florida. And she's also an incurable r...

Pheoby Watson Quotes

Pheoby Watson is Janie’s best friend and confidante. The entire book is actually the narration of Janie’s life story as told to Pheoby—in theory, without Pheoby's character listening, there w...

Nanny Quotes

Nanny is Janie’s grandmother and the only parent she’s ever known. We have to give Nanny props: she loves Janie and raises the girl as best as she can. But, she's not 100 percent perfect: Nanny...

Joe Starks Quotes

Joe Starks, often called Jody, is Janie’s second husband and a born entrepreneur with a few good qualities. For one thing, he has magnetic charisma.And for another, he has...um...Actually, apart...

Vergible "Tea Cake" Woods Quotes

Tea Cake is Janie’s true love. He's the Romeo to her Juliet. The Mr. Rochester to her Jane Eyre. The Hannibal Lecter to her Clarice Starling. (Okay, maybe not that last one.)He wins Janie’s hea...

Logan Killicks Quotes

Logan Killicks is Janie’s first husband. Yup, that's about it.We're only partially joking—very little of Logan’s internal feelings are given, and he may strike you as a pretty one-dimensional...

Mrs. Turner Quotes

A middle-age woman of mixed (black and white) ethnicity, Mrs. Turner imposes herself upon Janie because of their similar heritage. But, she's not just being sweet, and she doesn't just want to bond...
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