Zora Neale " Their Eyes Were Watching God " is about Love is a feeling
This theme is evident to " their Eyes Were Watching god " because Janie knows she has found love with tea cake because he made her feel better in a few days than joe did in 20 years .
- “Sho is. You needs tellin’ and showin’, and dat’s whut Ah’m doin’. Ah picked some strawberries too, Ah figgered you might like." ( Hurston 127 )
- “God made it so you spent yo’ ole age first wid somebody else, and saved up yo’ young girl days to spend wid me.” ( Hurston 212 )
- “Then you must tell ’em dat love ain’t somethin’ lak uh grindstone dat’s de same thing everywhere and do de same thing tuh everything it touch. Love is lak de sea. It’s uh movin’ thing, but still and all, it takes its shape from de shore it meets, and it’s different with every shore.” (Hurston 226)
The black woman was the mule of society in " Their Eyes Were Watching God " She had to carry the burdens that were passed down to her by her higher-ups: the white man, the white women, and then the black man.