Their Eyes Were Watching God
[Janie to Tea Cake]: "If it wuz me, Ah’d wait on uh train. Seben miles is uh kinda long walk."
"It would be for you, ‘cause you ain’t used to it. But Ah’m seen women walk further’n dat. You could too, if yuh had it tuh do." (10.44-45)
[Tea Cake to Janie]: "Jes lak uh lil girl wid her Easter dress on. Even nice!" He locked the door and shook it to be sure and handed her the key. "Come on now, Ah’ll see yuh inside yo’ door and git on down de Dixie." (10.60)
[Pheoby about Janie]: "Still and all, she’s her own woman. She oughta know by now whut she wants tuh do." (12.7)