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Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Her Hat and Her Heels

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But mostly she lived between her hat and her heels, with her emotional disturbances like shade patterns in the woods-- come and gone with the sun. (Hurston, Ch. 7)

What is the best paraphrase of the above sentence, which describes Janie after years of living in relative silence with Joe?

A

Janie did not live a full life and no longer spent significant time pondering her hopes and dreams anymore; she simply let life happen in the moment.

B

Janie stopped concerning herself with her disappointment in Joe and instead focused on her clothing.

C

Janie thought about her clothing while in the store with Joe, but she went to the woods and spent time in the shade to think about her own emotions.

D

Janie did not often linger on thinking about her emotions, but when she did, she went outside to spend time in the sun and shade.

E

Janie began to fully immerse herself in the physical world, getting to know her body instead of her emotions.