Zora Neale Hurston was one of America's most prominent female black writers of the twentieth century. Her work involves four novels, two collections of folklore, an autobiography, numerous short stories, articles, dramas and correspondences. Although a popular personality of the Harlem Renaissance, Hurston's major works were published during the thirties. Despite the views of many of her con temporaries that she was popular for her wit and entertaining personality rather than her work, she surpassed most of them not only in her prolificacy but also in the quality of the work she published.
One of the major attractions in Hurston's work is her portrayal of the black woman who develops as an individual. Hurston has drawn full portraits of black men and women characters along with their marital relationships and their relationship with the community. This study explores the major theme in Hurston's fiction, which is the discovery of self and true love within the framework of marriage. It clearly asserts the protagonists liberation from oppression and patriarchy to achieve fulfillment as an individual.
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