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Flashcards in their eyes were watching God, background Deck (20):
1

alice walker wrote

the color purple

2

alice walker went to a

MLA convention

3

Richard Wright spoke against Their Eyes because the book is not

bitter enough about racism

4

Richard Wright wrote

Black boy and native son

5

canon is a group

that says what to read

6

the novel is about

protest against racism

7

this novel is a ____ novel

quest

8

the setting is an

all black town

9

symbols of quest

gate, road, horizon

10

jody separates

janie

11

mouth imagery early on

gossip on porch

12

porch-chorus represents

greek tragedies and plays

13

the theme is

quest

14

language

poetry/ southern dialect

15

janie doesn't

stand up for herself

16

who wrote the foreword

mary helen washington

17

male

doesn't grow

18

female

inner growth

19

janie is

curiously silent

20

most critical of Their Eyes

Richard Wright because it is not bitter enough

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