Their Eyes Were Watching God: Character Analysis

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Janie only married Logan because her Nanny wanted her to. It was all about money and financial security. She was never attracted to him but her Nanny said she would be. Janie met Jody but he turned out to be nothing like he seemed. Jody did start out by giving her love but only because he was a smooth talker. Jody was obsessed with a high social status and the love that he gave Janie was all material. Janie stopped loving Jody because he just wanted control. Tea Cake was the most different because he allowed Janie to find her voice and be herself. He let her do things that women of the time weren't allowed to do and he loved Janie for who she was. Their relationship was beyond material things and it was all about emotions and nature.…show more content…
He let her do things that women of the time weren't allowed to do and he loved Janie for who she was. Their relationship was beyond material things and it was all about emotions and nature. All three husbands hit her but Tea Cake was the only justified one that Janie didn't mind because he sacrificed things for her and she'd do the same for him. Letting him hit her was Janie using silence to allow Tea Cake to feel like he was in control because all the men in the story liked control. Janie only married Logan because her Nanny wanted her to. It was all about money and financial security. She was never attracted to him but her Nanny said she would be. Janie met Jody but he turned out to be nothing like he seemed. Jody did start out by giving her love but only because he was a smooth talker. Jody was obsessed with a high social status and the love that he gave Janie was all material. Janie stopped loving Jody because he just wanted control. Tea Cake was the most different because he allowed Janie to find her voice and be herself. He let her do things that women of the time weren't allowed to do and he loved Janie for who she was. Their relationship was beyond material things and it was all about emotions and

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