In Hurston's description, what kind of community is Eatonville?

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There are at least a couple of different texts in which Zora Neale Hurston describes Eatonville, Florida, a town where she grew up but also one in which she set her best-known novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God . In the novel, Janie moves to Eatonville with her second husband. It's different from where she grew up because it is an all-black town. Her husband, Joe Starks, is also the mayor. This meant that the focus in this part of the novel is not as much on interracial tensions. Rather, we see the...

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