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        Their Eyes Were Watching God

        This video from the American Masters film Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun examines Zora Neale Hurston and her famous novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. In this resource, students delve into the novel’s title in greater detail, Hurston’s writing process, the literary devices used, and how the male characters influence Janie Crawford’s character.

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        Their Eyes Were Watching God

        This video from the American Masters film Zora Neale Hurston: Jump at the Sun examines Zora Neale Hurston and her famous novel Their Eyes Were Watching God.

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        Use these interactive vocabulary flashcards to learn the meaning of many of the words used in the video segment.

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