Janie Crawford In Their Eyes Were Watching God By Zora Neale Hurston

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In the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. A character named Janie Crawford is introduced and she is yearning for love that warms her inside and out. She is married to a man named Logan Killicks he's older than her. Janie knows that they will not have a connection. The other man she marries is Joe Starks, he is also older and wealthy. Janie's knows that they will have a stronger connection then her first marriage. Janie fails to understand the reality of marriage because she is enamored with her sweet idea.
Janie's marriage to her first husband,Logan Killicks was a arranged marriage by her Granny. She wants her marriage to be sweet ,"Ah wants things sweet wid mah marriage lak when you sit under a pear tree and thinks Ah...". (C3 p.23) Janie sees him as a contaminate of her vision of true love based on the pear tree in the quote. He represents the bad side of her view on love. Logan is the bases of everything ugly that can happen in an relationship and Janie represents the beauty of the relationship.
In the relationship Logan is not very emotionally connected to Janie. He doesn't even show her …show more content…

Even though, she still has a bright vision of how love is supposed to make her feel inside and who the person will be to make these feelings real. Janie is at a crossroads between her emotions and her thoughts because she had visions of what love was and how it is supposed to make one person feel inside. Logan Killicks was a man that she could not depend on to give her the feelings that she wanted and he would not let Janie have a voice. This developed Janie's character in knowing that she could say something and that she can stand up for herself. Joe didn't ever let her speak , give any consent, or say a thing about her feelings. This story is centered around how Janie becomes a women despite her servile marriages that control her

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