What kind of God are the eyes of Hurston's characters watching?  What is the nature of that God and their watching? Do any of them question God?

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As the friends and co-workers of Janie and Tea-Cake huddle together in the storm, they watch the all-powerful God of nature without questioning Him.

In Chapter 18 of Their Eyes Were Watching God, as the hurricane approaches, the Seminole Indians begin to depart the area, but the black workers simply laugh at them, saying that the Indians "could be, must be wrong." They have trusted in what the white folks have told them, believing that the storm will blow over. So they gather together, eat, and entertain one another; later, Muck-Boy joins Tea-Cake in a "show-off game" of craps.

After some time, someone looks out and sees the...

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