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Motif: Personifying God
Transcript of Motif: Personifying God
By Zora Neale Hurston = r Diction Connotation Religious
defilement Repetition Page 145
"It was inevitable"
1.to regard with blind adoration, devotion, etc.
2.to worship as a god.
a celestial being mentioned in the Bible
someone who violates a sacred object by performing sacrilegious actions Syntax Paragraph 1
There is NO COMMA
The comma has returned and an exclamation point has revealed itself along with italics.
Everything is back to normal. Grand Finale
"Real gods require blood"
"Oh, for an army, terrible with banners " Paragraph 1
Paragraphs 2 and 3
Stretched and fluid Punctuation Placement Length and swords! Imagery Visual Imagery Metaphor "a heaven of straighthaired, thin-lipped, high-nose boned white seraphs." "Her god" Tone Paragraph 1 Powerful
Paragraphs 2 and 3 Gods
Sardonic Macrocosm Whether it is a person's self, another human, or a materialistic object, society has the readiness to put sanctity in them. Other Examples Who?
"Our beloved Mayor"
"make yo'self out God Almighty"
Joe Starks Tea Cake Who?
"He was a glance from God." Hurricane Who?
"Six eyes were questioning
" God. Human Condition Present Day Comparisons Humans
Other: Book World Microcosm History 'Freedom' To the black comunity, church was essential for survival. They had various "invisible churches" and developed their own culture of worshipping. It was lively, loud, and very different from what their white owners were used to. Church provided hope that they one day might be free and be with God in heaven. After the Civil War slaves were officially freed. They started more churches, and kept their lively worships. Again, they used religion for hope. This time, it was hope of equality and true freedom. During the Slave Era Diction
Tone Personifyng God Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston