Janies Significant relationship with Tea Cake -Emilee Johnson (They were…
Janies Significant relationship with Tea Cake
Janie loved Tea Cake dearly so when he died she felt that "He could never be dead until she herself had finished feeling and thinking".(Hurston 193)
"Janie awoke next morning by feeling Tea Cake almost kissing her breath away. Holding her caressing her as if he feard she might escape his grasp and fly away."(Hurtston 107)
Janie had finaly found her one and only true love and hen he died trying o protect her; "Janie screamed and sliped far back on the tail of the cow,just out of reach of the angry dog...Tea Cake rose out o the water...They faught and somehow he managed to bite Tea Cake "(Hurston166) becouse Tea Cake had gotten bite he got sick and died.
So what symbol is associated with her relationship with Tea Cake?
The hurricane stood for distruction and a new begining for Janie.
"he stood once more and agian in his flat house without sides to it and without roof with his soulless sword standing uprising in his hand ...the time of dying was over"(Hurston193)
Develop this. How so?
Tea Cakefelt he needed powr over Janie at one point an "Before the week was over he had whiped Janie"(Hurston147)
What gave Tea Cake power over Janie? How was the power he exerted over her different from that of Logan and Joe?
They were like bestfriends all throught their relationship even when they had first met;"They scrambled and upset the board and laughd at that."(Hurston96)
She hadnt knew him a week and she already felt like she had knew him all her life. Janie didnt eventhink it was strange to felt that way.
They were both in love before they had time to stop and think.
What symbols is associated with her relationship with him?
Janie didnt think Tea Cake would fall for her becouse of thier age diffrence but love has no age.
"Must be around twenty-fiveand here she was around forty"(Hurston100)
Janie had a voice in her relationship with Tea Cake. She went wherever he went, they worked together, they played games together they had alot of fun together.
the only time janies voice was tooken away realy was when he beat her at that point in time.
"after the picnic that the town began to notice things and got mad"(Hurston110)
The towns people didnt like that janies husband had died and then months later she had started talking to Tea Cake.
the idea of voice relates becouse jannie had a voice in different relationships at different times.with tea cake she had a large voice in their relationship it was a team work but when she was with logan he did'nt give her any kind of voice in the relationship and that's why she left she fell in love with the man that actually let her have a voice. EDJ