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Alani Gauthier

Mr. Williams
H American Literature
17 April 2015
Their Eyes Were Watching God
By: Zora Neale Hurston
Important Quotes

Ahm uh bitchs baby round lady people. random person in the town
Chicken drink water, but he dont pee pee.- Janie
Some dead with fighting faces and eyes flung wide open in wonder.-Tea Cake
Look lak dey think God dont nothin bout de Jim Crow Law.
God would do less than he had in his heart.-Narrator
She was too busy feeling grief to dress like grief.
They got tuh God, and they got tuh find out about livin fuh themselves.
Ah never ha fa nuntin lak dat. Shes a woman and her place is in de home.-Joe
Naw it aint, its nature, cause nature makes caution. Its de strongest thing dat God ever
made , now. Fact is its de onliest thing God every made. He made nature and nature made
everything else.-Sam Watson
All gods dispense suffering without reason.-narrator
Now , women forget all those things they dont want to remember, and remember
everything they dont want to forget. The dream is the truth.-narrator
She had been summoned to behold a revelation.-narrator
Ships at a distance have every mans wish on board, for some they come in with the
tide.-narrator.
Husbands and wives always loved each other, and that was what marriage meant. It was
just so.-narrator
Ah wants things sweet wid my marriage lak when you sit under a pear tree and think.Janie
She wasnt petal-open with anymore of him.-narrator
Why, year cake? Whut good do combin mah hair do you? Its mah comfortable, not
yourn.-Janie