" Youse mad 'cause Ah don't fall down and wash-up dese sixty acres uh ground yuh got. You ain't done me no favor by maryyin' me. and if dat's what you call yo'self doin', Ah don't thank yuh for it. Youse mad 'cause Ah'm tellin' yuh whut you already knowed."
Janie marries Logan but as time passes within the marriage she realizes that Logan will never meet her standards to what she wants in a man and from a marriage. This tension comes out between Janie and Logan revealing Logan’s true colors and Janie’s true feelings.
Nanny wants Janie to marry someone who can protect her but within this conversation Nanny describes herself and her past life through understanding phrases.