Analysis of Zora Neale Hurston: The Queen of the Harlem Renaissance


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Analysis of Zora Neale Hurston: The Queen of the Harlem Renaissance
This study will analyze why Zora Neale Hurston is a celebrated feminist writer through the various writings she accomplished in her lifetime. By having wrote Their Eyes Were Watching God, Mules and Men, and many other articles written about the female African American experience in the Harlem Renaissance, Hurston evokes a pioneer feminist legacy. By evaluating the impact of these writings on the literature of today in African American culture, Hurston is often celebrated as the Queen of the Harlem Renaissance due to her keen understanding of women’s issues when male writers dominated the professional writing scene.
The impact of Hurston’s appeal on modern feminist...
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.....ghts of African Americans during this period of life. This another way in which Hurston’s direct challenge to social and racial conditions of her time reflect her writing as a major contribution to African American feminist culture.
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