Their Eyes Were Watching God : Chapter 3

What ideas does Janie have about love? She believed that being married will cause love.
What does Janie believe will happen after she and Logan get married? She believes that once they are married that she will love him. She won’t feel lonely anymore.
How does Janie feel about her husband? She doesn’t like the the shape of his head or the fact that he has a big belly. She also hates stirring up his smell when in bed. She feels disappointed.
What is Nanny’s advice to Janie when she tells her how she feels? She tells her not to cry and to wait; her mind might change. Janie should give the marriage time and while doing so not to let Logan wait on her hand and foot.
What do you think the narrator means when she says: “She knew the world was a stallion rolling in the blue pasture of ether”? The world continues to develop. God continues to remake the world.
What do you think the narrator means when she says: “Janie’s first dream was dead, so she became a woman”? How does this tie in with the claims made in Chapter 1 that “the dream is the truth”? Janie’s dream of love died so she grew up and became a woman. She gave up on love and just settled. This ties in with the claims in Chapter 1 in that apparently Janie’s dream wasn’t truth. She did not make it true so it died.

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