Janie is lovely and charming black woman. Being little girl, she was brought up by her grandmother, Nanny. As the girl adores her, she always listens to her in everything. Once nanny even found a man to get married to her and Janie agreed. After some time she understands that marriage is a matter of love, not something else. After this she escapes with another man – Joe Starks, it seemed to her like it is real love but unfortunately it wasn’t. He always tried to put her and her voice down ruining her individuality. Only after his death Janie finally finds the love of her life – Tea Cake Woods.
Janie Crawford in the Essays