Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Night Vale Hurston; Gender Difference during the late 1800s and into the early 1900s

During the 1900, woman specifically african american women, were treated as property of men in the United States mainly down south, in states like Georgia and Florida. Woman were forced into submission and there was nothing they could do about it. In the novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, Zora Neale Hurston shows the problem … Read more

Hurston’s Novel TEWWG

In Hurston’s novel “TEWWG” she uses the characters to speak similarly to few others in American literature, and their vocabulary, distinctive grammar, and tone mark their individuality. Humanity is the human race or human beings collectively, and Hurston uses things in her novel to make a point about humanity by including the pear tree, the … Read more

Native Son by Wright and Their Eves Were Watching God by Hurston – Compare

This paper examines the drastic differences in literary themes and styles of Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston, two African–American writers from the early 1900’s. The portrayals of African-American women by each author are contrasted based on specific examples from their two most prominent novels, Native Son by Wright, and Their Eves Were Watching God … Read more

Their Eyes Were Watching God: Personal Relationships

Zora Neale Hurston, in keeping with themes dealing with personal relationships and the female search for self-awareness in Their Eyes Were Watching God , has created a heroine in Janie Crawford. In fact, the female perspective is introduced immediately. “Now, women forget all those things they don’t want to remember, and remember everything they don’t … Read more