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Their Eyes Were Watching God

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The Mind and the Eye

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What is the most likely meaning of the phrase "They, the men, were saving with the mind what they lost with the eye."?

A

The men were imagining that which they were unable to see.

B

Although the men didn't see Janie as beautiful anymore, they could imagine what she used to look like.

C

The men could continue to imagine that which they had seen even after they couldn't see it anymore.

D

In their minds, the men knew they could save Janie from the fate that had foreseen for her.

E

If they can't see the future outright, they can make reasonable predictions