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Their Eyes Were Watching God

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Joe's Irony

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"I god amighty! A woman stay round uh store till she get old as Methusalem and still can't cut a little thing like a plug of tobacco! Don't stand dere rollin' yo' pop eyes at me wid yo' rump hangin' nearly to yo' knees!"

What is ironic about this quote from Joe?

A

Joe is insulting Janie's looks, which is something she has always been complimented on before.

B

Joe is insulting Janie's prowess at running the store, which is something she has always been quite good at.

C

Joe is insulting Janie in front of others when he has been so careful to show his respect toward her before.

D

Joe is insulting Janie for how she cuts tobacco, which was the primary crop raised by Logan Killicks, Janie's first husband.

E

Joe is making a biblical reference even though he is not a very religious person.