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Spunk has 45 ratings and 5 reviews. Chrissie said: Here follows a free online link to the story Spunk: Spunk: Selected Short Stories [Hurston] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A delightful collection portraying the energy and dynamism of. A group of men, Walter, Elijah, Lige, and unnamed others; are gossiping about the man, Spunk and the lady, Lena. Joe, who is Lena’s husband.

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Elijah nudged Walter and turned with mock gravity to the new-comer. When Zora Neale Hurston was growing up in Eatonville, Florida, she was surrounded by people who did not value books as much as she did, but who carried within their heads great story collections from the African-American oral tradition.

She had filled the spun with magnolia blossoms that gave off a heavy sweet odor.

Most of the action of the story is related by Elijah, gossiping with Walter and the other men at the village store. Hurston applied her Barnard ethnographic tr Zora Neale Hurston hureton an American folklorist and author.

African-American dialect the heart of Penumbra’s ‘Spunk’

Hurston was not unique in being supported for hursfon of her career by wealthy white patrons who gave her money outright or hired her for jobs that required little work; she simply could not earn enough from her writing to support herself. Anybody could see that. The problem was in between Joe and Spunk, but however, these men got involved as outsiders, gossiping spjnk who would do what to each other. Attention to Zora Neale Hurston’s writing has endured and even grown.

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Downloading text is forbidden on this website. The men whispered coarse conjectures between guzzles of whiskey. Clearly there is no comparison between the two. Denise Hart rated it it was amazing Feb 02, Here’s an example of some dialogue in spubk from a character who is critical of how some men treat women.

He begins a typical story with a question, to see whether anyone else has information about the subject: The narrator describes actions briefly and gives insightful but unobtrusive analyses based on what can be seen, but does not reveal the inner lives of the characters and does not explain or interpret the story gurston the psunk.

The Library of America has published two volumes of hirston work, one of fiction and one of folklore. But losing love does not destroy her. The right and the wrong, the who, when and why was passed on, and nobody doubted the conclusions. More recent critics have dealt with the story in more telling ways, trying to locate the source of its strength.

See our Privacy Policy. Few will fight for a principle they say they think is right. At the heart of the story are Spunk, Joe, and Lena—the two men and the woman they both love. Love makes these very different men crazy, and hureton drives them to kill each other. Soon after, word gets around that Spunk and Lena are about to marry.

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However, in her lifetime she struggled to make ends meet. After a swift trial he is set free and takes up again with Lena, who has been waiting for him with love in her eyes. His being first with every detail is a way of vicariously living the exciting life Spunk lives.

Robyn rated it it was ok Apr 25, Her mother died when Hurston was a girl, and her father, a carpenter and preacher, sent her to live with relatives.

Spunk by Zora Neale Hurston

The people created a psunk, a language, that was private, separate from the ears of the dominant white culture. When Elijah and the other characters speak, it is in a rich Southern dialect full of folklore and figurative language.

A people do not throw their geniuses away. View all 21 comments. To the men of the village, he is courage personified. Beverly rated it it was amazing Oct 24, Because Joe and Lena Kanty are relatively flat characters and because the narrator is rather spuk, the reader is not privy to information spunnk would explain how the Kanty marriage came to its present state.

She was born on January 7, in a year that has never been verified but was probably He swallowed several times painfully and his lips trembled.