Topic 12: Politics and life
Hurston’s father was the mayor of Eatonville. This experience is represented in Their Eyes Were Watching God with Janie’s husband, Joe Starks, being the mayor. Politics affected Hurston’s life and often affects everyone’s life in one way or another. Do you know who is running the world – locally, nationally and internationally? This is an important election year. Who are the candidates running for election? How will these leaders effect your life and the lives of the people in your community? Click on the link below to share your ideas.