The Horizon is a symbolic in this novel because it shows that Janie has finally found her lifelong happiness.
Janie is drawn to this tree and mostly spends her time there,. she is drawn to its transformation, foreshadowing,and symbolizing a transformation within herself.
" Janie wear a head wrap and cover up yo hair."
Jody saying this to Janie it symbolizes that he is jealous of Janie because he is started to get old an ugly quicker than she is. Jody is basically trying to keep Janie for himself because he knows he will end up losing her.