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Flashcards in their eyes---semester 2 exam Deck (44):
1

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she was a wind on the ocean

stated metaphor

2

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there are years that ask questions and years that answer

personification

3

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nanny's words made Janie's kiss across that gatepost seem like a pile of manure

simile

4

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the sung was gone, but he had left his footprints on the sky

personification

5

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the monstropolous beast had left his bed

implied metaphor

6

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janie starched and ironed her face

domestic imagery

7

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he was a glance from God

stated metaphor

8

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rumor that wingles bird had shadowed over the town

implied metaphor

9

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he had crawled off to lick his wounds

implied metaphor

10

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she was a rut in the road

stated metaphor

11

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a woman can stay round uh store till she gets old as methusalem

simile or religious imagery

12

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speaking of winds, he's the wind and we'se de grass. we bend which ever way he blows

stated metaphor

13

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he was always laughing and full of fun

teacake

14

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cause ahm hungry mist starks. deed ah is. me and mah chillun is hungry

mrs. robbins

15

ahm a cracked plate

nanny

16

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through pollinated air she saw a glorious being coming up the road

johnny taylor

17

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coming from the outhouse with a queer loping gait, swinging his head

teacake

18

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they were there with their tongues cocked and loaded (where is there?)

courthouse

19

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she's color struck

mrs. turner

20

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was the best imitation of joe that his seventeen years could make

hezekiah

21

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but you ain't going off in all dat mess uh commonness

janie

22

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he was next to the mayor in prominence, and made better talking

matt bonner's yellow mule

23

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you can feel a switch in his hand when he's talking to yuh

joe starks

24

mah co-alkin is deep. too much co to it

amos hicks

25

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a pretty doll baby like you is made to sit on the front porch and rock and fan yo'self

joe starks

26

look lak she been livin through un hundred years in janurary without one day of spring

plantation mistress

27

he look like some ole skullhead in de grave yard

logan killicks

28

ah wanted you to school out and pick form a higher bush and a sweeter berry

nanny

29

it was a hope that she might fall to their level some day

the porch

30

all she found out was the she was too old a vessel for new wine (she)

annie tyler

31

we oughta lighten up the race

mrs turner

32

Big Massa draw him chair upstairs

God

33

somebody wanted her to play. somebody thought it natural for her to play

teacake

34

she had cast down his empty armor before men and they had laughed, would keep on laughing

joe

35

had taken the biggest thing God had ever made, the horizon, and pinch it into such a little bit of a thing that she could tie it about her neck

nanny

36

had stopped talking in rhymes to her

logan

37

you got me in de go-long

teacake

38

johnny taylor represents

janie's sexual awakening

39

gate represents

symbolizes janie's quest

40

sun represents

teacake

41

author's voice is

poetic, colloquial , noncomplaining

42

him with the square toes is

death

43

who rediscovered hurston's work

alice walker

44

genre of the novel

harlem reinassaince

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