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1

the porch is a symbol of

relaxation

2

characters not in the plot that tell us what is going on

chorus

3

Ships at a distance have every man's wish on board

she has been gone 1 and a half years and she has come back in overalls and without teacake life of men

4

example of personification with the sun

the sun was gone, but he had left his footprints in the sky

5

example of hyperbole

the passed nations through their mouths

6

words walking without masters

cussing

7

the men noticed her firm ..... day represents

vivid imagery and sets Janie up as the heroine

8

who is Janie's best friend

Pheoby Watson

9

"Ah'm her best friend, and Ah don't know"

Pheoby Watson

10

janie left town with a guy named

Teacake

11

Janie left town in ____ and came back in ____

satin
overalls

12

how old is Janie

40

13

how old is teacake

30

14

she left the porch pelting her back with unasked questions

hostile diction

15

mulatto

white and black ancestry

16

Well, ah see mouth-almighty is still sittin' in de same place. And ah reckon they got me up in they mouth now.

they are making themselves God

17

"if God don't think no mo' 'bout 'em then Ah do, they's a lost ball in de high grass

Janie
they are not important
visual imagery

18

zigaboos

nickname

19

"Ah been a delegate to de big 'ssociation of life. Yessuh! de grand lodge, de big convention of livin' is just where ah been dis year and a half of y'all ain't seen me.

Janie
big quote

20

Phoebe is a

collective voice

21

"They don't need to worry about me and my overhalls long as Ah still got nine hundred dollars in de bank. Tea Cake got me into wearin 'em--following behind him. Tea cake ain't wasted up no money of mine, and he ain't left me for no young gal, neither.

Janie,
explains that tea cake did not leave her. why she wore overhalls and where her money is

22

where was Janie

everglades

23

name of town

eatonville, florida

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