Eyes Were Watching... · Their Eyes Were Watching God, Chapters 1-5 ©2013, LitQuizzes.com 7. Identify…

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2013, LitQuizzes.com Name __________________________ 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? ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 2. Who is Phoeby Watson? ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 3. How is the blossoming pear tree described in the novel? What is its symbolic value? ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 4. Why does Nanny insist that Janie get married after she sees her kissing Johnny Taylor? ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 5. Explain the circumstances of Janies conception. ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 6. Why did Janie decide to leave Logan Killicks? ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ (continued on next page) 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. ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ 8. What indications are given in the novel that Janie will not be as happy with Joe Starks as she first thinks? ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________

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