Their Eyes Were Watching God Literary Analysis

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Over the years the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston has received many literary reviews and critiques both. Some praise her for bringing up gender inequality in the time period and showing how the main protagonist overcame her obstacles in life. Others think Hurston's writing style was confusing and needed more work to establish what exactly she was trying to say. Many reviewers think there is beauty in what they see to be a strong story both with the morals and writing story. One author writes of the dialect,"In case there are readers who have a chronic laziness about dialect,it should be added that the dialect here is very easy to follow, and the images it carries are irresistible" ("The New York Times Book Review")
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