Annotated Bibliography: Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Joseph Bryant Mrs. Good English III H 1 September 2015 Annotated Bibliography: Their Eyes Were Watching God Hurston, Zora Neale. Their Eyes Were Watching God. New York: Harper Perennial, 2006. Print. “Eatonville, Florida.” Schomburg Center for research in Black Culture. 1999. web. 31 Aug. 2015. Eatonville, Florida was established in 1886. It was the first incorporated black town in America. It is located about six miles north of Orlando, Florida. It is one of the more than 100 black towns founded between 1865 and 1900. The town’s population in 2000 was 2,432. It is the hometown of Zora Neal Hurston, well known Harlem Renaissance writer. “It is a whole heap littler than Ah thought.” (Hurston 32). Some…show more content…
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2 July. 2015. Web. 27 Aug. 2015. Rabies is a viral disease that is only carried by mammals. It is most common in animals like foxes, skunks, bats, and raccoons. In the early stages of rabies in a human the symtoms looks very similar to the symptoms of many other illnesses. You can have a fever, headache, and discomfort. As it progresses you may begin to experience insomnia, anxiety, confusion, slight or partial paralysis, excitation, hallucinations, agitation, hypersalivation (increase in saliva), difficulty swallowing, and hydrophobia (fear of water). In Their Eyes Were Watching God rabies is mentioned many times. Tea Cake took it (water) and filled his mouth then gagged horribly, disgorged that which was in his mouth (Hurston 166). He sprawled on the bed again and lay there shivering until Janie and the doctor arrived (Hurston 167). Tea Cake was tired and Janie thought it was because he overstrained himself in the storm walking and swimming, but it was actually a symptom (Hurston 167). Tea Cake wakes up and he becomes anxious and excited about Janie leaving and he comes up with crazy reasons of why she would leave and those are more symptoms (Hurston

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