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Rabies is a terrible way to die. Git a move on yuh, and dat quck. Despite this, Tea Cake does hit Janie in order to show his possession over her.

While their relationship is volatile and sometimes violent, Janie realizes she has the marriage with love that she wanted.

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She's uh woman[,] and her place is in de home. Although she never shot a rifle before, she becomes a better shooter that Tea Cake, and he respects her for that, which allows Janie to get back her self-respect which she had lost while being with her previous husbands.

Janie's Nanny explained to Janie at a young age how African-American women were objectified as mules.

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Overall, throughout her marriages, Janie experienced the hardships that most African American women went through at that time. From the physical labor to the physical beatings, Janie was presented with the life that a woman was expected to live.

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However, in doing so, Nanny ignores her sentiments altogether. She is analogous to a mule or other working animal. Tea Cake showed his respect of her. Logan owns a farm with acres of land. Turner, a local cafe owner. She is roughly 16 years old when she is married off to Logan and later, she grows to resent her grandmother for selling her like a slave. The effect this takes is that it leaves Joe resenting Janie and in effect destroys what is left of their marriage. She discovers what it means to be jealous for the first time. When he overhears another woman speaking poorly to Janie about Tea Cake and attempting to set her up with her brother, Tea Cake decides to take matters into his own hands. Janie was older than Tea Cake by twelve years.

Janie's physical appeal becomes a basis of Starks and Tea Cake to have jealousy and belittle her looks. Mayor Starks. Vergible "Tea Cake" Woods Fun-loving, guitar-playing, hard-working, Tea Cake is Janie's third husband and the fulfillment of her dreams of love.

The effect this takes is that it leaves Joe resenting Janie and in effect destroys what is left of their marriage. Nanny transferred her hopes for Leafy to Janie.

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