Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Bee to a blossom


"He looked like the love thoughts of women. He could be a bee to a blossom, a pear tree blossom in the spring. He seemed to be crushing scent out of the world with his footsteps. Crushing aromatic herbs with every step he took. Spices hung about him. He was a glance from God."

The passage above suggests that Janie


lusts after Tea Cake and is fooling herself into thinking he is the man of her dreams.


is too quick and eager to fall in love so soon after Joe's death.


abhors Tea Cake and wants nothing to do with him.


adores Tea Cake and thinks that he can fulfill her childhood dreams of love.


thinks that Tea Cake smells good.