Zola Neale Hurston

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Zora Neale Hurston Renee Nothomb

Biography of Hurston : 

Biography of Hurston Born: January 7th, 1891 – January 28th, 1960. Author during the Harlem Renaissance. Out of her four novels, she is best known for “Their Eyes Were Watching God” in 1937.

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Biography Part 2

Some of Zora’s Writing : 

Some of Zora’s Writing Jonah's Gourd Wine (novel), 1934. Mules and Men (folklore), 1935. Tell My Horse (Caribbean travel book), 1938. Dust Tracks on a Road (autobiography), 1942. The Sanctified Church (ed. Toni Cade Bambara), 1981. Spunk: The Selected Short Stories of ZNH, 1985.

Hurston’s Literary Devices : 

Hurston’s Literary Devices In “Their Eyes Were Watching God”, Hurston used these literary devices: Metaphor Imagery Personification Hurston uses these literary devices to: create a deeper connection between the main character and the reader. explains the feelings, emotions and actions to help the reader understand the characters in every different ways.

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"I have the nerve to walk my own way, however hard, in my search for reality, rather than climb upon the rattling wagon of wishful illusions." - Letter from Zora Neale Hurston to Countee Cullen The End

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