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What happened to Janie under the pear tree in Their Eyes Were Watching God?

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The pear tree in the garden is an important symbol throughout this novel. Janie Crawford has her first significant sexual, or adult, experience underneath it—she allows Johnny Taylor to kiss her, after which the pear tree comes to have important meaning to her. For Janie, it...

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