Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God: Summary & Analysis


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Zora Neale Hurston was all of the following, EXCEPT:

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1. What is the main motivating factor for Janie in Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God?

2. In Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God, who is Janie's true love?

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About This Quiz and Worksheet

Zora Neale Hurston's best-known novel, 'Their Eyes Were Watching God,' was part of the literary conversation that helped inspire new perspectives on race and gender. Answer the practice questions in the quiz/worksheet combo to assess your knowledge of the story and its contribution to American literature.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

You will be tested on:

  • Information about Zora Neale Hurston
  • The main character's motivation
  • Janie's true love
  • Symbolism
  • How the story addresses gender issues

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall- access the knowledge gained about the main character's motivation and true love
  • Reading comprehension ensure that you draw the most significant information from Zora Neale Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God'
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer a question about the author

Additional Learning

Review the following lesson to learn more about Zora Neale Hurston's 'Their Eyes Were Watching God': Summary & Analysis. The objectives addressed include:

  • Understand background information about the author and the time period when the novel was written
  • Know some of the story's characters
  • Understand the plot's progression
  • Recognize the novel's treatment of racial and gender issues