Blackness, Colorism, and Epidermalization of Inferiority in Zora Neale Hurston’s Color Struck: A Fanonian Reading of the Play. Article (PDF Available) · January. She treats them poorly solely for the color of their skin and because it produced (according to Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays edited by. Color Struck. A Play in Four Scenes. Time: Twenty years ago and present. Place: .A Southern City. JOHN- A light brown-skinned The Man. EMMALINE- A Black.

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In effect, the dramatic twist Hurston portrays is twofold: She fumbles about the table and lowers the lamp. I can’t, I just can’t go in there and see all them girls-Effie hanging after hurxton.

Color Struck

Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus. Doctor right around the corner. Ah-Ah think ah’d choose a piece uh pie, Effie. But wait till you see dat little place srtuck Philly!

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Ah wants de floor cleared, cause de representatives of de several cities will hudston announced an’ we wants ‘ern to take de floor as their names is called. He slides over to make room. Jes the same every time you sees a yaller face, you takes a chance. Let me in so I can kill you. Orchestra consists of guitar, The Mandolin, banjo, accordian, church organ and drum.


I heard them folks over to St. They set the basket on their knees and begin to eat fried chicken. Talkin’ ’bout me liking high-yallers-yo husband musta been pretty near white.

She crosses and tucks the girl in securely and rushes out, looking backward and pushing the door wide open as she exits. Think she oughter have a struc. Very good humor prevails. Naw, don’t do dat! Naw Ah aint gonna be deceitful an’ bust mah gizzard fuh nobody! Gwan hug yo’ Ada! Berrit Keller rated it it was amazing Dec 25, You certainly is a ever loving mamma-when you aint mad.

Indeed, during the s, nearly a half a million African Americans left the rural south for the urban north. Here we is, folks-here we is. Emma remains hursston, looking dully about a if she is half asleep. Whut kin Ah do?

EMMA stepping aside and laughing a little That’s right, doctor, come in. Emma is plagued by colorism —intra-racial racism—which causes her to be jealous of light-skinned Black people and despise her own Blackness. Refresh and try again.

Then you don’t want my love, John, cause I can’t help mahself from being jealous. Howdy do, Miss Effie, you’se lookin’ jes lak a rose. View freely available titles: Ena Alvarado marked it as to-read May 28, When she sees John at the bed she is fz fury. Emma glares at her for a minute, then turns disgustedly away from the basket. They push over to wall seat, place basket underneath, and sit. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.


Goes to door and opens it. Now run on after the doctor -we must look after our girl.

He looks into her face and sees her tremendous fear. Here, you’re worn out. She lifts her skirts and curtsies to the floor.

Color Struck by Zora Neale Hurston

The men lead off the procession with the cake-the contestants make a grand slam around the hall. Couples to de floor! He takes her basket and leads her to a seat center of the car, puts the basket in the rack and seats himself beside her with his hat at a rakish angle.

Gee, you was sweet!