Character Analysis: Their Eyes Were Watching God By Zora Neale

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Janie’s struggles played a huge role in finding her self relevance. People, life, words, rumors, and love all made impacts on her appearance and actions. Joe Starks made her life tougher and treated her like she was banal and small. Joe did not like the fact that Janie’s beauty attracted other men to her, so Joe made her look superior so they did not try anything. All Janie wanted was to join in on the conversations around her, but Joe thought otherwise. “She was there in the store for him to look at, not those others” (Page 55). He had her wear head rags to cover her beautiful hair, and she hated every second of it. He put unreasonable restrictions on Janie. He did not even let her go to the town funeral for the famous mule. “But you ain’t

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