HURSTON SPUNK PDF

Spunk has 45 ratings and 5 reviews. Chrissie said: Here follows a free online link to the story Spunk: Spunk: Selected Short Stories [Hurston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A delightful collection portraying the energy and dynamism of. A group of men, Walter, Elijah, Lige, and unnamed others; are gossiping about the man, Spunk and the lady, Lena. Joe, who is Lena’s husband.

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By the early s, as the movement itself was waning, she had returned to Florida.

The men stood around in a bar and spoke their opinions on the main characters such as Spunk and Joe, which reveals to the readers of who those two are and what were their goals throughout the story. When Spunk is killed, hueston stories stop for a while.

Attention to Zora Neale Hurston’s writing has endured and even grown. The reader is walked through the interpretation, and the clues that lead up to it: The narrator, however, speaks in burston educated, detached voice that could come from anywhere in the country. Ah felt him shove me.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In the remaining few paragraphs of the story, Hurston presents several more hursron of fear. Because Joe hurrston Lena Kanty are relatively flat characters and because the narrator is rather closed-lipped, the reader is not privy to information that would explain how the Kanty marriage came to its present state. It was at Howard that Hurston met like-minded friends who, along with her, would become important figures in the Harlem Renaissance.

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African-American dialect the heart of Penumbra’s ‘Spunk’

They found the characters too unsophisticated, and associated folklore with the slavery and oppression they hoped to overcome. Unlike Joe, these men were not confident enough to support what they believed is right. The movement hurstonn inspired by older, established black intellectuals, including W. I’m just like a cemetery, I ain’t puttin’ out, I’m takin’ in.

Joe wuz a braver man than Spunk.

The Harlem Renaissance: Zora Neale Hurston’s First Story

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Lena wept in a frightened manner. She at least remains to try again, however. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

Joe speaks only once, and the words he says are his last on hurstn Yet it has attracted little critical attention of its own. Now Joe knew his wife had passed that way. She learned to appreciate and collect African-American folklore and, supported by a grant, traveled around the South gathering stories, work she would return to throughout her life.

Hurston grew up in the Deep South, as African Americans were emerging from the effects of slavery and were creating a new identity. I was surprised that it was the name of our main character but not surprised that a word that can mean both courage and audacity was used for this story.

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Suvison rated it really liked it Sep 24, View all 28 comments. She collected the songs sung by workers in sugar cane, sawmill and railroad hhrston camps.

At this point, he would not make an ideal spouse.

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Whether the black bobcat an animal never before seen in the area really is Joe or not, from that night Spunk lives with fear. Open Preview See a Problem? He set the bottle down upon the counter. Hurston sought out and charmed the Harlem elite with her flamboyant personality, and soon achieved success as hurstln writer.

He makes that break outa heah to bluff us. Spunk died too wicket—died cussin’ he did. Elijah does not try hard to conceal the fact that he makes things up hurstoon he goes along. Hemenway is frank about gaps in his research and questions that still need definitive answers.