Symbolism In Their Eyes Were Watching God

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“Their eyes were watching god” is a poetic novel, and it is the first black literature, which is showing the black women’s feminine consciousness awakening work, and as a milestone significance in black female literature creation. The novel describes the revolt against the bondage of traditional customs, and Janie also tries for human rights of her own life. Traditionally, the black women as a group of society, women’s social status are much lower than any others group. In the “Their eyes were watching god,” there is a wonderful description of black women 's social status, it means white people dropped the baggage, and let the black people pick it up, then black people picked up, because he had to do it, however, he did not carry it, and…show more content…
Through to the mule image characterization, Hurston fully reveals the conflict between ideal and reality in Janie’s heart. Logan wanted Janie always busy to work, whatever she has to do a lot and a lot. Nevertheless, when he made oppressions intensified too much for Janie, and she began to slowly realize that marriage cannot produce the love between them. This time, the emergence of Joe gave her a chance, the black guy Joe Starks looks like a painting, he whistling and handed his clothes, he take two hundred dollars money, going towards Janie and described to her about how to get the new life in the future, and then they are…show more content…
The growth of the Janie has experienced three times in her marriage, Janie gradually got rid of all sorts of obstacles to its implementation ego strength, she was from a pure cowardice little girl growing into a mature woman with feminist consciousness. Even though their eyes were watching god, however the story implied that the black women gradually know themselves, grasp myself, and become a master of their own fate, they do not need to rely on others for the survival. From the novel, we can clearly realize that this novel is a tribute to the female image, and finally they have been holding on to defeat fate, which is arranged beforehand, and they won and become the masters of their
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