Examples Of Love And Judgement In Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Love and judgment can cause people to do things that they would never think that they would do. In the novel love and judgment causes Janie to think and make absurd decisions that she wouldn’t normally do. In her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Zora Neale Hurston uses figurative language to develop the theme that love and judgment can cause people to make fanatical decisions.

Hurtston uses a metaphor to show love can cloud your judgment sometimes. When Joe died, Janie said this about Tea Cake “He could be the bee to a blossom. A pear tree blossom in the spring” (106) Janie saw Tea Cake and she automatically thought that he could be the one she falls in love with. This metaphor shows that love can make you think crazy things. Hurston also

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