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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

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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-20...

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

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 s...

Joe Starks Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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 charism...

Vergible "Tea Cake" Woods Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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. (Oka...

Logan Killicks Quotes

(Click the character infographic to download.) 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,...

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...