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    Quiz: Their Eyes Were Watching God, Chapters 1-5

    1. At the beginning of the novel, why is Janie criticized by the people on the porches?

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    2. Who is Phoeby Watson?

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    3. How is the blossoming pear tree described in the novel? What is its symbolic value?

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    4. Why does Nanny insist that Janie get married after she sees her kissing Johnny Taylor?

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    5. Explain the circumstances of Janies conception.

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    6. Why did Janie decide to leave Logan Killicks?

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  • Their Eyes Were Watching God, Chapters 1-5

    2013, LitQuizzes.com

    7. Identify three things Joe does to build up the town after he arrives in Eatonville.

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    8. What indications are given in the novel that Janie will not be as happy with Joe Starks as she

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