Joe: Janie do not say anything, you dont know anything about speech making !
Janie: Ok, I'll go home and clean
Direct Characterization: Joe: Born entrepreneur; bossy; wants his wife to cover herself in front of other men; indicative of his own nature; lack of communication; extreme jealousy
Janie ran off with Joe thinking he was the perfect man, but not too soon Janie finds out that Joe's intentions are much different than what they were when they first met; Joe wants Janie to be a stay at home wife and he doesn't want her to talk to other men; jealousy; Janie is not that type of person; she wants freedom
You need to start covering yourself in front of other men, im jelous
Joe becomes grumpy and intolerable over the course of the marriage; Joe starts to physically assault Janie, making her miserable; Joe dies; Janie finally feels free and takes her frustration out on his death bed and exposes him for the man that he truly is
Indirect characterization: Janie: Miserable; hates her life because of the torture she has been dealt from Joe for the past 7 years; getting physically hurt; excited once Joe dies; finally a free women; goes and looks for true love after she thought she could never find it again