•"janie starched and ironed her face and came set in the funeral behind her veil. It was like a wall of stone and steel. " The literary device was a metaphor because it was comparing her face to a stone wall.
"She saw no reason to rush at changing things around. She would have the rest of her life to do as she pleased." This quote is showing how Janie was kinda happy about Joe's death and how she was now free to do as she pleased.
"She looked him over and got little thrills from every one of his good points. Those full eyes with the lashes curling sharply away like drawn scimitars. This quote show a metaphor of of a metaphor.
"She sat on the porch and watched the moon rise. Soon its amber fluid was drenching the earth, and quenching the thirst of the day. This quote was significant because it showed that Janie start to like tea cake.
"In the first place he looked to young for her. Must be around his twenty-five and here she was around forty." Janie started to like tea cake but didn't want to admit it, she didn't want to like tea cake because of the age difference.
"Then she had to smuggle Tea Cake out by the back gate and made it seem like some great secret she was keeping from the town." Janie really likes Tea Cake and is keeping him a secret from the town because of there age difference.