Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Zora Neale Hurston

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219 pages | first published 1937

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Fair and long-legged, independent and articulate, Janie Crawford sets out to be her own person -- no mean feat for a black woman in the '30s. Janie's quest for identity takes her through three marriages and into a journey back to her roots. On...
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Moods

emotional 82%
reflective 71%
sad 43%
challenging 35%
hopeful 30%
inspiring 24%
adventurous 19%
dark 16%
tense 13%
funny 9%
informative 4%
lighthearted 1%
mysterious 1%

Pace

medium 56%
slow 32%
fast 10%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 68% | A mix: 25% | Plot: 4%

Strong character development?

Yes: 86% | It's complicated: 9% | No: 3%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 57% | It's complicated: 36% | No: 6%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 82% | No: 8% | It's complicated: 7% | N/A: 1%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 56% | It's complicated: 24% | No: 17% | N/A: 1%

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