Relationship Between Janie And Joe Starks

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Rebirth, the action of being born again, this is the exact act that will happen to Janie when she meets Joe Starks. At the beginning Janie finds the passion in Starks that she’d been looking for. “From now on until death she was going to have flower dust and springtime sprinkled over everything. A bee for her bloom”. Married soon after they ran away together Janie will start a new life welding a new pear tree. Moving into a newly founded town they start their new life together where for a while their life together will be everything Janie wanted. Joe starks seems to possess all the qualities that Logan lacked. He had ambition, passion, the want to be someone and do something in life, to make a change. Joe starks was passionate. This idealistic …show more content…

Janie meets a man named TeaCake after the death of her second husband Joe Starks. For the first time ever Janie will take the relationship slow and starts out by spending time with TeaCake, allowing the relationship to develop into a beautiful marriage. There will be significant factors leading into this marriage that will change the outcome. At this point in her life Janie has become a stronger woman than she ever has before, she developed a strong sense of who she is as a person. This time Janie’s pear tree has roots, a foundation to stand on and the only way to build from there is up and this is exactly what happened. TeaCake helps Janie to build as a person rather than to tear her down as the others did. In this marriage there is no one to treat her unfairly or to silence her instead her personality develops, allowed to voice her opinion on topics brings out a new Janie. For the first time she experiences freedom in her marriage working in the bean fields alongside teacake, being allowed to dance, and gossip with the common folk. This marriage will make Janie fell as if she has gotten a second chance at her youth their marriage being field with love, happiness, and most importantly passion. When teacake comes up missing for a few days Janie begins to come worried and prays to god saying “But oh God, don’t let Tea Cake be off somewhere hurt and Ah not know nothing about it. And God, please suh, don’t let him love nobody else but me”. She deeply loves TeaCake praying for her to be the only women that he loves because she wouldn’t be able to take the pain, Janie will be reassured of teacakes love for her and this will be first time we see that the love is strong on both ends of the spectrum. Another example is when we witness a new trait in Janie for the first time and this is jealousy. When Teacake is caught wrestling with Nunkie in the fields this act

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