Dreaming in Cuban Essay - 406 Words

TOP ESSAY WRITING SERVICES REVIEWS


Rank
Service
General
Prices

1
  • Since 2008
  • Free revisions
  • Money-back guaranty
  • Up to 5% for the first order. Up to 15% for the orders starting from 2nd

from $9.97/pp

visit site

2
  • Since 2009
  • Free title page, revisions
  • Discount policy
  • Satisfaction guarantee
  • More than 100 000 orders delivered

from $9.97/pp

visit site

3
  • Since 2010
  • PhD holding authors only
  • SMS notifications & VIP support
  • Discount policy

from $22/pp

visit site

4
  • Since 2010
  • 24/7 support team
  • More than 500 writers
  • Money-back guaranty
  • Up to 15% discounts

from $9.97/pp

visit site

 

StudyMode - Premium and Free Essays, Term Papers & Book Notes

Products

About

@2017 studym.wressy.com

Exclusive

  1. Home >
  2. Essays >
  3. Dreaming in Cuban

Dreaming in Cuban

Only available on StudyMode Open Document Save to my library

Please sign up to read full document.

Text Preview Double-Entry Journal
Title of Book:
Their Eyes Were Watching God
By Zora Neale Hurston

Summary of what is going on at this point in the novel

Reason for selecting this passage

Reactions, beliefs, opinions about this passage

Literary element: conflict

Figurative language: personification

Predictions or expectations

Foreshadowing
Passage: She crept on hands and knees to the piece of roofing and caught hold of it by either side. Immediately the wind lifted both of them and she saw herself sailing off the fill to the right, out and out over the lashing water. (page 165)

At this point in the novel, Janie and Tea Cake are caught in the midst of a hurricane in Florida. They are trying to hold onto the roofing which has collapsed from the small shanty in which they were seeking shelter.

I chose this passage because the imagery was descriptive and indicative of what was going to happen at the end of the story.

My reaction to this passage was that I wanted to know more about what was going to happen to both Janie and Tea Cake. I felt like I was in the storm. In addition, it made me connect to what happened to victims of Hurricane Katrina and how they must have felt throughout that entire ordeal.

The conflict in this passage is clearly man vs nature. Janie is trying to survive against the fury of the hurricane and rushing waters. The wind is so powerful that it lifted both Janie and Tea Cake and threw them apart from each other. She is trying to survive; however, she is also worried about Tea Cake who is close to her in this ordeal, yet unreachable.

Examples of personification in this passage are: wind lifted and lashing water. Both the wind and the water are given human qualities. Both qualities reflect strength and anger or wrath. Both wind and water are depicted as powerful, destructive forces that both Janie and Tea Cake cannot compete with.

At this point in the novel, a... Show More

Please sign up to read full document.

YOU MAY ALSO FIND THESE DOCUMENTS HELPFUL

POPULAR ESSAYS

Planting a Church Cross-Culturally in Wisconsin The Animal Rights Movement 9 Brand Essay Macbeth Essay Management Essay Interpersonal relationship Essay Organic matter Essay Low-carbohydrate diet Essay

Share this Document

Cancel Send

Join millions of other students and start your research

Become a StudyMode Member

SIGN UP - IT's FREE

Have a great research document you think will help inspire other StudyMode members?

Share your document

Upload Now

Get full access to more research and tools for only $0.33/day

Upgrade your Membership

GET PREMIUM @2017 studym.wressy.com Legal Site Map Advertise studym.wressy.com, Online Education, Hollywood, CA

More great study tools:


{"hostname":"studym.wressy.com","essaysImgCdnUrl":"\/\/images-study.netdna-ssl.com\/pi\/","useDefaultThumbs":true,"defaultThumbImgs":["\/\/stm-study.netdna-ssl.com\/stm\/images\/placeholders\/default_paper_1.png","\/\/stm-study.netdna-ssl.com\/stm\/images\/placeholders\/default_paper_2.png","\/\/stm-study.netdna-ssl.com\/stm\/images\/placeholders\/default_paper_3.png","\/\/stm-study.netdna-ssl.com\/stm\/images\/placeholders\/default_paper_4.png","\/\/stm-study.netdna-ssl.com\/stm\/images\/placeholders\/default_paper_5.png"],"thumb_default_size":"160x220","thumb_ac_size":"80x110","isPayOrJoin":false,"essayUpload":false,"site_id":1,"autoComplete":false,"isPremiumCountry":false,"userCountryCode":"US","logPixelPath":"\/\/smhpix.com\/pixel.gif","tracking_url":"\/\/smhpix.com\/pixel.gif","cookies":{"unlimitedBanner":"off"},"essay":{"essayId":38107951,"categoryName":"Fiction","categoryParentId":"17","currentPage":1,"format":"text","pageMeta":{"text":{"startPage":1,"endPage":2,"pageRange":"1-2","totalPages":2}},"access":"premium","title":"Dreaming in Cuban","additionalIds":[13,156,9,19],"additional":["Health \u0026 Medicine","Health \u0026 Medicine\/Nutrition","Entertainment","Natural Sciences"],"loadedPages":{"html":[],"text":[1,2]}},"user":null,"canonicalUrl":"http:\/\/studym.wressy.com\/essays\/Dreaming-In-Cuban-1771851.html","pagesPerLoad":50,"userType":"member_guest","ct":10,"ndocs":"1,500,000","pdocs":"6,000","cc":"10_PERCENT_1MO_AND_6MO","signUpUrl":"https:\/\/studym.wressy.com\/signup\/","joinUrl":"https:\/\/studym.wressy.com\/join","payPlanUrl":"\/checkout\/pay","upgradeUrl":"\/checkout\/upgrade","freeTrialUrl":"https:\/\/studym.wressy.com\/signup\/?redirectUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fstudym.wressy.com%2Fcheckout%2Fpay%2Ffree-trial\u0026bypassPaymentPage=1","showModal":"get-access","showModalUrl":"https:\/\/studym.wressy.com\/signup\/?redirectUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fstudym.wressy.com%2Fjoin","joinFreeUrl":"\/essays\/?newuser=1","siteId":1,"facebook":{"clientId":"306058689489023","version":"v2.9","language":"en_US"}} tracking img