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1. When the novel begins, Janie is

2. To whom does Janie tell the story of her life?

3. Janie’s grandfather was

4. Whom does Janie marry first?

5. Why does Janie leave her first husband?

6. After Jody and Janie’s arrival, what becomes the center of Eatonville’s social life?

7. What does Jody, out of jealousy, force Janie to do?

8. About what do the other men tease Matt Bonner?

9. For what implied reason does Jody buy Matt’s mule?

10. What reason does Jody give for excluding Janie from the mule’s funeral?

11. What do Sam and Lige argue over after the mule’s funeral?

12. On the store porch, why does Janie break her silence?

13. Why, primarily, does Jody insult Janie’s appearance?

14. What does Jody do after Janie insults him in front of the other men?

15. What do the townspeople think as Jody grows sicker?

16. What does Janie do while visiting Jody on his deathbed?

17. Why does Janie reject so many suitors after Jody’s death?

18. What is Tea Cake’s given name?

19. What does Tea Cake show Janie on the evening of their first conversation?

20. Why is the town suspicious of Janie’s relationship with Tea Cake?

21. What term does the novel use to refer to the Everglades?

22. During the first week of their marriage, how many times does Tea Cake leave Janie alone for an extended period of time while she worries?

23. What is Mrs. Turner’s opinion of black people?

24. What is the direct cause of Tea Cake’s death?

25. How do Janie’s black friends act toward her during her trial?

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