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Janie has her first kiss with Johnny Taylor when she is 16 years old.
This incident makes her Nanny force Janie to marry Logan Killicks.
"I dew, shmucks" says Janie. "Course I dew, sugah" says Logan.
Janie leaves her marriage with Logan and marries Jody Starks. They move and he becomes the first mayor of an all-black town called Eatonville.
They live together in this town for about twenty years until Jody passes away from liver failure.
After Jody passes away, a man named Tea Cake seduces Janie and she falls in love with him.
"Run away wih me Janie, I sure loves yah"
They leave Eatonville in hopes of starting a new life together.
"Course I will Tea Cake, I loves yah tooh"
Then, a hurricane strikes and Janie and Tea Cake have to flee their home.
"Mah goodness Tea Cake, arh ya alrite?!"
To save Janie anmd himself, Tea Cake fight soff a dog that bites him and gives him rabies.
Tea Cake's rabies make him go mad and attack Janie, which makes her shoot and kill him to protect herself.
This makes Janie have to go to trial for his murder in front of an all-white jury, she wins the trial but it serves as a horrible experience for her.
Janie then returns to Eatonville where she meet up with her friend, her only friend, Pheoby.
She tells Pheoby her entire life story and she listens, showing that she's a real friend.