Zora Neale Hurston Their Eyes Were Watching God Review | SheSpeaks

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  • kittyyoga By  kittyyoga    

    Love love love. Really moving and emotional.

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  • tdcamp By  tdcamp    

    This has to be one of my all time favorite books. The story is so powerful and moving. I've probably read it at least twenty times.

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  • taletreader By  taletreader    

    The dialogue was hard for me to get used to, but after getting sucked into the story, the strange dialect becomes normalized. I wrote an essay about this book and how it's related to slavery--slavery to men. This isn't your typical love story; the main character does fall in love, but there are so many challenges to face both before the romance and after.

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  • mocha2008 By  mocha2008    

    I had to read this book a few years ago for school and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a great book about love, romance and emotions. Any female could relate to the main character if they have ever been in love. I highly recommend this book.

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  • Snookiebill By  Snookiebill    

    A few years ago my daughter had to read this book for one of her high school classes. I read it after her recommendation and was not disappointed. It was unlike any book I had previously read, but was thoroughly enjoyed!

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  • FreeBeingX By  FreeBeingX    

    This book has it all: history, romance, adventure and emotional survival. While the characters are Black Americans, but the story belongs to any woman who has ever been in love. I like most that the story teaches about a time and people not often covered in most fiction. It was easy to get swept up into the feelings of the main character and I almost felt as if the stories of women in my own family background had come to life for me. I have since watched the television version of the story and am glad that I read the book first, A very worthy read that I highly recommend.

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