History Literature / TheirEyesWereWatchingGod

20th Nov '17 3:20:45 AM CLT009
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* ShamefulStrip: Discussed. One of Joe's especially cruel ([[MaliciousSlander and untrue]]) insults at Janie is compared to someone snatching off her clothing in a public place. There's an initial laugh at his RefugeInAudacity before RealityEnsues and people realize just what a [[KickTheDog pointlessly cruel]] thing it was to say and do.
29th Mar '17 7:39:14 PM nombretomado
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Was made into a TV movie in 2005 starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[MrFanservice Michael Ealy]], produced by [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]].

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Was made into a TV movie in 2005 starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[MrFanservice Michael Ealy]], produced by [[TheOprahWinfreyShow [[Series/TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]].
11th Jan '17 3:04:34 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* WriteWhoYouKnow: Tea Cake was based on a former lover of Hurston's.
25th Sep '16 5:40:11 PM JamesAustin
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Was made into a TV movie in 2004 starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[MrFanservice Michael Ealy]], produced by [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]].

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Was made into a TV movie in 2004 2005 starring Creator/HalleBerry and [[MrFanservice Michael Ealy]], produced by [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]].
12th Jun '16 8:21:39 PM Whipsmart
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* IAmWhatIAm: Janie

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* IAmWhatIAm: JanieJanie.
* JerkAss: Joe Starks is a DomesticAbuser who only wants Janie to be a TrophyWife of his.
** There's also the porchsitters who are always playing the "Dirty Dozens." A game to see who can insult each other the most.
27th Feb '16 4:01:34 PM TrustBen
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* BoomerangBigot: Mrs. Turner saves her deepest disdain for those who look blacker than herself, but also considers herself unworthy because of her blackness and worships the whiter-looking Janie.
17th Mar '15 9:24:20 PM DesertDragon
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The book begins with the main character Janie Crawford, a black woman in her early 40s, returning to Eatonville in central Florida. There, she is reunited with her best friend Pheoby and tells the story of her life. Starting with her earliest childhood memories, Janie describes the many phases of her life and [[CharacterDevelopment how she grew throughout the years]]. In particular, she focuses on her marriages to three different husbands: Logan Killicks, who did not view her as a equal and tries to dominate her; Joe Starks who, though initially charismatic and charming, turns out to be jealous and abusive to Janie and Tea Cake, the husband who was the most loving and treated Janie as an equal human.

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The book begins with the main character Janie Crawford, a black woman in her early 40s, returning to Eatonville in central Florida. There, she is reunited with her best friend Pheoby and tells the story of her life. Starting with her earliest childhood memories, Janie describes the many phases of her life and [[CharacterDevelopment how she grew throughout the years]]. In particular, she focuses on her marriages to three different husbands: Logan Killicks, who did not view her as a equal and tries to dominate her; Joe Starks who, though initially charismatic and charming, turns out to be jealous and abusive to Janie Janie, and Tea Cake, the husband who was the most loving and treated Janie as an equal human.
21st Jan '15 7:09:26 PM vifetoile
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* TitleDrop: "They seemed to be staring at the dark, but their eyes were watching God."

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* TitleDrop: Late in the book, during a hurricane, the narrator describes the workers in their cabins: "They seemed to be staring at the dark, but their eyes were watching God."
29th Apr '14 5:00:49 AM LongLiveHumour
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Was made into a TV movie in 2004 starring HalleBerry and [[MrFanservice Michael Ealy]], produced by [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]].

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Was made into a TV movie in 2004 starring HalleBerry Creator/HalleBerry and [[MrFanservice Michael Ealy]], produced by [[TheOprahWinfreyShow Oprah Winfrey]].
14th Nov '13 7:07:16 PM Teakay
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* ChildByRape: Both Janie and her MissingMom.
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