Their Eyes are Watching God (What is Nannies argument when it comes to…
Their Eyes are Watching God
Janie is hated by the town people. They gossip about her and envy her beauty
They also resent the fact that she is in a relationship with a man that is younger than himself
Phoebe and Janie establish the fact that they are good friends and they trust each other.
Janie was raised in Florida and lived in the Washburn household. She was raised by "Nanny"
When does Jannie realize she is black ?
Janie spends so much time with the white children that she doesn’t realize she’s black…until she sees a photograph of the family. After all the white children in the picture are pointed out and named, there’s only a dark, skinny girl left. In the moment of revelation, Janie cries, "Aw, aw! Ah’m colored!"
The kids tease Janie about her parentage.
Johnny Taylor, who she becomes attracted to you.
Nannie grew up as a slave and doesn't want Jannie to be taken advantage of as a black women. She thinks she should marry Logan Killicts because he is a safe bet . Janie think s he not attractive though .
Nannie and the master had been sleeping together ,Nannies daughter had grey eyes and blond e hair so she beats her.
who is leafy? Leafy is the daughter of Nannie who who gave birth to Janie. She was raped at age 17 and becomes an alcoholic.
What is Nannies argument when it comes to her marrying logan? She tries to convince Janie that she will learn to love Logan. .
-Janie eventually marries Logan and waits three months for the love to come but it doesn't so she goes to see Nannie.
She thinks being called an honest women and being referred to as Mrs. Killicks should be enough for her and belittles her for complaining
Nannie dies. Jannie says that marriage does not bring love. What is more important in Nannies eyes..Love or Safety
Logan make s Jannie feel inferior says she should be doing a lot more than she is. Janie tries to get the attention of man
Janie believes that Joe Sarks is reasonable and can see something with him
How does Logan threaten her? He threatens to kill her with an axe
Amos Hicks - man pretends to be mayor
Hicks is jealous of Joe. Why? Hicks is envious of his money and his girl
The cheerful crowd wants a thank-you speech from Mrs. Mayor Starks, but Joe doesn’t let Janie speak, saying that he didn’t marry her for her speaking ability and her place is in the home.
Joe starks acts as the king of the town but most of the people dont like him so they dont challenge him.
joe slaps janie for messing up her dinner