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What is the writing style Hurston uses in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"?

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doobie32 | Student, Undergraduate | eNotes Newbie

Posted November 3, 2008 at 7:26 AM via web

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What is the writing style Hurston uses in "Their Eyes Were Watching God"?

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morrol | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Associate Educator

Posted November 3, 2008 at 7:40 AM (Answer #1)

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What is significant about the writing style in "Their Eyes Were Watching God" is that it uses dialect. Hurston writes as the characters speak. This style can make the novel difficult to understand, but it also makes it more historically accurate.

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