Smart students. Smart questions. My favorite? "We were so upset when Tea Cake died! Eventually, we realized that Tea Cake had to die so that Janie could to experience personal growth. But we were still mad. In your opinion, why did Teacake have to die in the end? Why was Hurston unable to depict an equitable, happy, and long-lasting relationship between a man and a woman?"
You can hear Lucy's answer here!