Imagery & Dialect/Hurston’s Their Eyes Were Watching God

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A 5 page research paper/essay that discusses Zora Neale Hurston’s classic African American novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, which depicts life in the deep South in the early decades of the twentieth century and is written to reflect the dialect that the people spoke at that time. The writer explores the purposes that dialect serves in the novel in terms of imagery and associates this with Hurston’s themes of speech and language in regards to the liberation of her protagonist, Janie Crawford. Bibliography lists 5 sources.