Were Watching God Allusion

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Throughout the novel “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, there are many Biblical allusions .A Biblical allusion is a reference within a literary work to a story, idea, or event that is related in the Bible or other biblical writings. If you understand the bible then you would be able to understand the allusions within the book as you read. It will also help you understand the book as well. On Page 5 of the novel, there is a statement that says “Lemme scrub mah feet.” And according to it is referred to a common practice upon returning from a trip, mentioned in Genesis 28:4. As for page 2, the statement “They sat in judgment” refers to the Judgment Day when God shall judge the living and the dead. The narrator is criticizing
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