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

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What do you think Janie means when she says, "Love is lak de sea. It's uh movin' thing, but still and all, it takes it's shape from the shore it meets, and it's different with every shore"?

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Janie is a resilient person who continues to seek a loving relationship even after enduring misery with both Logan and Joe. She understands love as a force, like the ocean’s waves, that will continue to do what nature intends it to do regardless of human wishes. The force will always come into contact...

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