Blackness, Colorism, and Epidermalization of Inferiority in Zora Neale Hurston’s Color Struck: A Fanonian Reading of the Play. Article (PDF Available) · January. She treats them poorly solely for the color of their skin and because it produced (according to Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays edited by. Color Struck. A Play in Four Scenes. Time: Twenty years ago and present. Place: .A Southern City. JOHN- A light brown-skinned The Man. EMMALINE- A Black.

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Augustine been oiling up wid goose-grease, and over to Ocala they been rubbing down in snake oil. You and John spatting again? The inside of a “Jim Crow? She was neae as much like you as Ah could get her. You aint changed none atall, Emma, jus’ as pretty as a speckled pup yet. Twenty years is a long time to wait, Emma.


Color Struck

Don’t you hear the people clapping for us and calling our names? Whut kin Ah do?

Cause Ah’m gointer make you. He’s in there with her-Oh, them half whites, they gets everything, they gets everything everybody else wants!

Color Struck by Zora Neale Hurston

She draws up the chair. Berrit Keller rated it it was amazing Dec 25, An hour more or less is mighty important sometimes. Everything is going to be O.

Sandra Maynard added it Dec 15, De darker de berry, de sweeter de taste! Reckon Ah bettah see ’bout her. You certainly is a ever loving mamma-when you aint mad. She slaps him but finally yields.

You got right much fever-1 better go git the doctor agin. Quartet begins on chorus again.

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It is the doctor White. Our child looks pretty sick, but she’s pretty. With head insite coach. At one, ice cream is sold, at the other, roasted peanuts and large red and-white sticks of Peppermint candy. Don’t y’all skeer us no mo’ lake dat!


John let’s we all don’t go in there with all them. You better shut up, Wesley, you just joined de church last month.

Color Struck by Zora Neale Hurston

Built on uurston Johns Hopkins University Campus. Oh, let’s we all just sit in the dark awhile. She sounds pretty bad – takes out his wallet and hands her a bill get a taxi if necessary. Yeah, Ah useter think you wuz gointer be mah husban’ then-but you let dat ole.

Matt Miles marked it as to-read Dec 21, It stays down a few seconds to indicate ending of contest and goes up again on John and Effie being declared winners by Judges. She rushes to open it. She muffles a cry and sinks limp upon the seat.