Their Eyes Were Watching God Questions and Answers
by Zora Neale Hurston

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In Their Eyes Were Watching God, summarize a single change that occurs to the protagonist during the course of this novel, taking care to specify whether this change is mainly one of chance/fortune, moral character, or ignorance/knowledge. Discuss the protagonist's inclinations to specific virtues and vices and the change that takes place.

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One of the main changes that Janie, the protagonist, undergoes late in the novel is that she becomes a widow. She causes this change herself by shooting her husband, Tea Cake . The events leading up to his death, however, have a number of causes. The element of chance plays a...

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