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    Joe Sparks and Vergil Tea Cakes: Comparism and Contrast. All over the world, marriage is one of the main things that define a woman’s life. In fact, for women, marriage goes a long way to determine much in their lives, including happiness, overall quality of life, whether or not they are able to set and achieve their life goals. Some women go into marriages that allow them to follow the paths they have chosen and achieve their goals while for other women, marriage could mean the end of their

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    Joe Sparks and Vergile Tea Cakes: Comparism and Contrast. All over the world, marriage is one of the main things that define a woman’s life. In fact, for women, marriage goes a long way to determine much in their lives including happiness, overall quality of life whether or not they are able to set and achieve their life goals. Some women go into marriages that allow them to follow the paths they have chosen and achieve their goals while for other women, marriage could mean the end of their

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    The Ain't-half-bad Tea Cake in Their Eyes Were Watching God Hurston did not design her novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God with the intent of creating a protagonist figure in Tea Cake Woods.  Hurston’s characters just naturally fit into the roles and personalities that African American women have been socialized to expect and accept from black men. The good over the bad; turn the other cheek; don't let it get you down. Forever taught that the road ain't gonna be easy and that a ain't-half-bad

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    (Cathy Falk. Vol.61.). A young lady and her relationships with three guys. Over her life time she experiences love, hurt, and pain in the three relationships. Logan her first husband was way older than her. Jody dies at the end of their relationship. Tea Cake was the love of her life made her feel like she was more than just a house wife until he got bit by a wild dog. When Zora Hurston wrote this novel, she wanted to explain how a young women search for her own identity. This young woman would go through

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    self. Many critics, like Clarke, look at this work focusing on the development of a self-identity from a woman's perspective, completely ignoring the plight and journey of the men in the novel. While Logan Killicks, Joe "Jody" Starks, and Vergible "Tea Cake" Woods all play roles in Janie's development, they also deal with their own struggles. Each of the men in her life comes to hold a different form of truth for Janie. Each one brings new life and information into Janie's life, finding their own

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    had to deal with in a male dominated society. Her marriage with Logan Killicks consisted of dull, daily routines.  Wedding herself to Joe Starks brought her closer to others, than to herself.  In her final marriage to Vergible Woods, also known as Tea Cake, she finally learned how to live her life on her own.  In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, Janie suffered through many difficult situations that eventually enabled her to grow into an independent person. Janie Crawford was forced into

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    has to do with her search for a name, and freedom for herself.  As she goes through life her search takes many turns for the worse and a few for the better, but in the end she finds her true identity.  Through her marriages with Logan, Joe, then Tea Cake she figures out what is for her and how she wants to live.  So in the end, she is where she wants to be. In Janie's early life she lived with her grandmother, Nanny.  Nanny and Janie were pretty well off and had the privilege to live in the

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    came a spirited, young man named Vergible Woods but known to all as Tea Cake. Tea Cake showed Janie a way of life and love that she had never known before. He had loved her for who she was ... ... middle of paper ... ...ake, Janie finds how love should really be. One page 106, Janie is thinking that Tea Cake "could be a bee to a blossom-a pear tree blossom in the spring." She had now found her singing bee to fulfill her. Tea Cake brought everything to life and made Janie feel wanted and loved.

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    loathed her even more because of it.  In the novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston shows Janie’s struggle for self-realization through love by all of Janie’s conquests. From her search of love from:  the pear tree, Nanny, Logan, Jody, and Tea Cake, Janie finds herself.  The symbol of the pear tree relates to Janie’s coming of age, and makes Janie want to find marriage and to see the world.  Nanny was dissolving this image by making her marry Logan Killicks.  Janie was expecting to find love

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    character, is involved in three very different relationships. Zora Neale Hurston, the author, explains how Janie learns some valuable lessons about marriage, integrity, and love and happiness from her relationships with Logan Killicks, Joe Starks, and Tea Cake. From Janie’s first relationship with Logan Killicks, she learns about marriage. Janie is forced to marry Logan by Nanny, Janie’s grandmother. Janie was really young and she did not have any plans on getting married, but Nanny wants Janie to marry

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