Symbols In 'Their Eyes Were Watching God'

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TEEWG Essay Symbols in literature can reveal characteristics, express ideas or give meaning to the work as a whole. In Their Eyes Were Watching God, symbols reveal the identity and purpose of the main character, Janie, In this novel, Janie struggles to find true purpose and meaning in her womanhood by searching for love. In the beginning of the novel, the horizon is used to symbolize not only what the world has to offer to Janie, but her aspirations and desires too. The horizon is Janie’s goal and ticket to find what she’s looking for. However, like any person in search of anything, Janie is hindered by her surround. Although what’s beyond the Horizon is waiting for Janie, the road to her goals have a few bumps and potholes. As clearly show
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