The paper explores the signification of the mule image in Their Eyes Were Watching God, and analyzes its equivalence with the role of black women in the American society. In his work, Hurston drew the pictures of a whole bunch of women, which doesn't show a solo performance. In the paper, the author discussed the vivid picture of black community Hurston offered in "Their Eyes Were Watching God". Index Terms--Afro-American tradition, mule of the world, king's mule, black women, Janie
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