Their Eyes Were Watching God Conflict

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The main conflict in Their Eyes Were Watching God is between Janie and her grandmother, Nanny Crawford. Nanny has been raising Janie since birth. She treats Janie as if she were her own. Nanny and Janie love each other, but through the years, they have shared differences of opinion. Nanny 's opinion on marriage, life, and social status fuels their conflict. Nanny wants Janie to marry Logan Killicks. He is much older and can provide for her. She did not want to marry him. "The vision of Logan Killicks was desecrating the pear tree, but Janie did not know how to tell Nanny that. She merely hunched over and pouted at the floor"(39). Janie refuses to marry Logan and Nanny slaps her across her face. Janie begs Nanny to please not make her marry
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