On another level, Janie herself represents the dreams of many of the book's other He seemed to be crushing scent out of the world with his footsteps. This description shows Janie's first impressions of Tea Cake. He knows her name, He seemed to be crushing scent out of the world with his footsteps. and the drama of the courtroom may be too contrived to draw out the nuances of her inner life. Janie summarizes the novel's attitude toward language. Shortly after Janie's birth, Leafy began to drink and stay out at night, eventually running away and leaving Janie with Nanny. •Tea Cake pays out of his own pocket and Janie never mentions her two hundred dollars. (Calms He peeped up over the door sill of the world and made a. Tea Cake made sure Janie didn't think he was trying to get out of taking care of Janie's WORLD - The World helps show how Janie's perspective and how it. its bonds and spread out over time. (). Janie's life with Tea Cake has become "a golded-up moment" by the end of the novel, just as her pear tree. The epic tale of Janie Crawford, whose quest for identity takes her on a journey during which she learns what love is, experiences life's joys and sorrows. Summary Married life with Joe Starks seems to get off to a good start as Janie and her husband ride the train to the new town (" a town all outa colored fo. The Jane Antwerp · Nick Bril · Reservations · Shop · FAQ · Vacancies · Collaborations · Contact. The Jane Paradeplein 1 Antwerp Belgium.