Janie is trying to find happiness in her own little world that she is trying to create and she is doing everything as she wishes.I’m asking myself is tea cake really the one for her? is Janie scared of him? there are twos ides of each story and this book “ their eyes were watching god “ has to sides as well.
Authors tend to use foil characters to show a different point of view of the main character. It hepls understand a mian character by showing some one's perspective about them. It also helps to know what others think and how this effects the main character of a story.
After reading chapter 16,17 and 18 Zora Neale Hurston keeps contrasting Janie with Mrs.Turner in chapter 16 and 17, show how different they are and what kind of person Janie is.One quote on page 163 that shows a conversation with Janie and Mrs.
Authors use foil characters to highlight a character’s qualities and actions in a novel. For example, in the Harry Potter series, Malfoy is Harry’s foil character. J.K. Rowling uses Malfoy to convey Harry’s intentions and personality in the book, for purposes of making the reader understand. While Malfoy is less important, obnoxious, a show-off, materialistic and evil, Harry’s contrast shows how important he is throughout the series.
So in the book, Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, the author creates a foil character. A foil character is who serves as a contrast to another more primary character, so as to point out specific traits of the primary character. The author uses Mrs. Turner as a foil character. Mrs.
Tea Cakes story is that he was a womanizer before Janie or maybe still a womanizer behind Janie’s back. One quote for Tea Cake’s story is that “ he will pay well but he will pay two dollars for the ugly girls to leave.” Seen from the quote it is believable that he is an womanizer.
In chapters 13, 14, and 15 of Their Eyes Were Watching God, it is primarily preoccupied with the art of love. Love has many mysteries but what we do know is that there are many patterns. Love is important in our lives because it is portrayed everywhere. It is portrayed in movies, horoscopes, advertisements, etc. Love plays a huge role in this book and Zora Neale Hurston wants to demonstrate that love hurts.
I think what Tea Cake did to Janie was messed up because it is their first night together. I wonder where Tea Cake have went off to because he didn’t come back. Janie is wondering where Tea Cake has been because her $200 dollars went missing as well. Why would Tea Cake take Janie’s money. Was he going to do something else with the money?
I just finished reading chapter 13, 14, and 15 of Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. What I think about Tea Cake is he's a bad husband because he beats Janie, but he's Janie 3rd husband, and she feels real love for the first time. Janie was worried about Tea Cake's adventure because of Tea Cake's gambling. It shows that Jaine does care for him since she's worried about Tea Cake. The way Janie changes in Chapter 14 is she's starting to wear pants and she also learns how to shoot a gun.
Chapters 13, 14 and 15 in Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston deals a lot with Janie’s character and the way her relationship with Tea Cake is affected by it. I think that Tea Cake’s story about where he was and what he was doing in Chapter 13 was doubtful. There is no excuse for Tea Cake to have left with the money for a day. He went out to have fun while Janie was wondering if Tea Cake had left her. There is something that caught my attention on page 146 where Janie says,
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston, Janie meets a new
guy who is called Tea Cake. They meet at the store and start to have a
conversation. They start to soplay, laugh and so they become friends. The story continues with a dialogue between them and Janie
seems to start to like Tea Cake.