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1

hurston's use of language parallels

Janie's quest to find her voice

2

Janie learns to

control her voice

3

motifs

community
race and racism
the folklore quality of religion

4

racism in the novel operates as a

cultural construct

5

hurston's perspective on racism was influenced by

franz boas

6

this book maintains an almost ____ perspective on the universe

gnostic

7

symbols

hair
pear tree
horizon
hurricane

8

janie's hair represents her

strength and individuality

9

her hair functions as a

symbol of whiteness
symobl of masculine power and potency
strong rebellious spirit

10

janie hauls in her horizon like a

like a great fish net

11

hurricane represents

the destructive fury of nature

12

zora neale hurston was born on

jan 7 1891

13

hurston was born where

Nostasulga, Alabama

14

hurston's family moved to

Eatonville florida

15

eatonville was the

first all black incorporated town in the united states

16

her dad got several

terms as mayor

17

hurston,langston hughes, and wallace thurman organized the

Journal Fire!

18

their eyes was published in

1937

19

when did hurston die

penniless in 1960

20

hurston's grave was

unmarked

21

who rediscovered hurston's work

alice walker

22

who marked hurston's grave

alice walker

23

what did walker put on hurston's grave

A genius of the South

24

what essay propelled hurston's work back into vogue

In search of Zora neale hurston

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