She lets out all the frustration she has been holding in for years and tells him how selfish he has been .
Janie loves her new independence. Pheoby responds that the townspeople will think that she isn’t sad that Jody is dead. Janie replies that she doesn’t care what the town thinks because she shouldn’t pretend to be sad if she isn’t.
With his dying breath, Joe wishes death upon Janie.
Joe dies and Janie heads for the door
Janie displeased with Joe stubborn personality she leaves his corps to lay in rest
Tea Cake who comes into Janie’s convenient store to buy some cigarettes. Tea Cake notices that Janie looks bored, so he asks her if she wants to play checkers and then offers to teach her when she says she doesn’t know how to play. This gesture shows that Tea Cake thinks of Janie as an equal, instead of someone to take advantage