In "Their Eyes Were Watching God," why did Janie marry Joe Starks?Watching God

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Janie marries Joe because he is different from Logan, and seems to be able to make her happy.  She thinks that he will provide her with a happy life.  She was miserable with Logan because he treated her like a servant.

Joe buys her presents, she is very impressed with his attitude and ambition.  

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