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Their Eyes Were Watching God

Their Eyes Were Watching God

by Zora Neale Hurston

The wind came back with triple fury, and put out the light for the last timeā€¦ They seemed to be staring at the dark, but their eyes were watching God.


Zora Neale Hurston, 1934 (Yale Collection of American Literature, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

Works Cited

Excerpts from Their Eyes Were Watching God, copyright 1937, 1965, by Zora Neale Hurston are reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers.

Acknowledgments

Written by Sarah Bainter Cunningham and Erika Koss for the National Endowment for the Arts

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