Flashcards in their eyes- chapter 1 Deck (23):
the porch is a symbol of
characters not in the plot that tell us what is going on
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
example of personification with the sun
the sun was gone, but he had left his footprints in the sky
example of hyperbole
the passed nations through their mouths
words walking without masters
the men noticed her firm ..... day represents
vivid imagery and sets Janie up as the heroine
who is Janie's best friend
"Ah'm her best friend, and Ah don't know"
janie left town with a guy named
Janie left town in ____ and came back in ____
how old is Janie
how old is teacake
she left the porch pelting her back with unasked questions
white and black ancestry
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
"if God don't think no mo' 'bout 'em then Ah do, they's a lost ball in de high grass
they are not important
"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.
Phoebe is a
"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.
explains that tea cake did not leave her. why she wore overhalls and where her money is
where was Janie