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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching God

by

Zora Neale Hurston

 Table of Contents

Their Eyes Were Watching God Language and Communication Quotes

How we cite our quotes: Citations follow this format: (Chapter.Paragraph)

Quote #40

[Janie]: "Ole Massa is doin’ His work now. Us oughta keep quiet."(18.29)

Janie knows that silence can be a sign of respect; thus, she suggests that they all stop their gaming and keep quiet when God’s judgment – in the form of a hurricane – comes.

Quote #41

The monstropolous beast had left his bed. (18.55)

Janie knows that silence can be a sign of respect; thus, she suggests that they all stop their gaming and keep quiet when God’s judgment – in the form of a hurricane – comes.

Quote #42

The monstropolous beast had left his bed. (18.55)

The rise of Lake Okechobee is so massive that the narrator has to coin a new word to describe its incredible enormity (or its monstropolousity).

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