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Flashcards in their eyes-chapter 2 Deck (29):
1

pear tree represents

sexual awakenings

2

the tree is a metaphor to

life

3

what does she cal her grandma

nanny

4

when did she realize that she wasn't white

six years old

5

what did she used to be called

alphabet

6

what was the white womans name

mis Washburn

7

what was the girl's name that teased Janie a lot in school

Mayrella

8

who was janie's first kiss

Johnny Taylor

9

"the rose of the world was breathing out smell"

narrator
important quote

10

pain remorseless sweet

oxymoron

11

she was how old when sitting under the pear tree

sixteen

12

"that was before the golden dust of pollen had beglamored his rags and her eyes"

describing Johnny taylor

13

how does janie see johnny taylor

as a glorious being

14

when was the end of janie's childhood

when she went inside after her kiss with johnny

15

nanny's head and face are compared to the

standing roots of some old tree that had been torn away by storm

16

nannys words made janie's kiss look like

a manure pile after a rain

17

what does nanny think of brother logan killicks

he has money and that he is a good man

18

what does janie think of brother logan killicks

he look like some ole skullhead in de grave yard

19

janie's father

ran off

20

logan killicks symbolizes

protection

21

us colored folks is

branches without roots
tree imagery
nanny

22

who was nanny's slave master

marse roberts

23

look like she had been living through one hundred years in january without one day of spring

hyperbole and simile

24

janie's mom's name

leafy

25

when were the good days

when nanny worked with the white people

26

when and how was leafy raped

17, by a school teacher in the woods at night

27

nanny compares herself to a

cracked plate

28

what does everyone know about janie's father

that the police sent bloodhounds after him

29

what does nobody know about janie's father

that he tried to marry her mom

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