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Zora Neal Hurston By: Kizzy Lyons
The Beginning                       The candid one Zora Neale Hurston  January 07, 1891Folklorist, anthropologist, and au...
Hurston’s ViewsHurston’s Unbendable Views on Civil Rights assisted with Brown v/s The Board of Education.Hurston was a rep...
All of her BooksHurston Published over 50short stories, plays, and essays.Hurston was criticized for theway she characteri...
 Alice Walker- Wrote Resurrecting Zora Langton Hughes- Harlem Renaissance writer Harold Bloom Oprah Winfrey- Presents ...
Common Themes in her writing  While some argue she paid more attention to the characters than the themes, some say herfocu...
 A thing is mighty big        Grab the broom of anger  when time and distance         and drive off the beast of  cannot...
The EndZora Neale Hurstonpassed January 28,1960, Initially thisgrave was unmarkeduntil Alice Walker-novelist found theunma...
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  1. 1. Zora Neal Hurston By: Kizzy Lyons
  2. 2. The Beginning The candid one Zora Neale Hurston January 07, 1891Folklorist, anthropologist, and author
  3. 3. Hurston’s ViewsHurston’s Unbendable Views on Civil Rights assisted with Brown v/s The Board of Education.Hurston was a republican who was often scolded by the media as well as other writers.Hurston was strong willed individual who refused to be a victim.Hurston views on life, and social welfare shaped her writing voice.Hurston was a member of a strong and resilient race of peopleHurston spoke against American imperialismHurston challenged the U.S. foreign policy and wrote to the State Department.H
  4. 4. All of her BooksHurston Published over 50short stories, plays, and essays.Hurston was criticized for theway she characterizedAfrican Americans in hernovels . Today we would brandthat as Ebonics.Although criticized she wasknown for her ability to tell astory.Huston’s novels surrounded bypain filled, and sometimesmagical stories regardingblacks in the south.
  5. 5.  Alice Walker- Wrote Resurrecting Zora Langton Hughes- Harlem Renaissance writer Harold Bloom Oprah Winfrey- Presents There Eyes Where Watching God ( The movie 2005) Ella Deloria
  6. 6. Common Themes in her writing While some argue she paid more attention to the characters than the themes, some say herfocus was on personal empowerment and female empowerment were common themes of herwork. Also, marriage was a major theme in “The Eyes Were Watching God”.
  7. 7.  A thing is mighty big  Grab the broom of anger when time and distance and drive off the beast of cannot shrink it. fear I did not just fall in love.  If you want that good I made a parachute jump. feeling that comes from It cost you something to doing things for other do good! folk then you have to pay for it in abuse and misunderstanding  It’s no use of talking unless people understand what you say.
  8. 8. The EndZora Neale Hurstonpassed January 28,1960, Initially thisgrave was unmarkeduntil Alice Walker-novelist found theunmarked grave inthe vicinity whereHurston had beenburied, and decidedto mark it as hers.

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