A wealthy farmer and land-owner, Logan Killick's is Janie's first husband. Their marriage is arranged by Janie's grandmother Nanny, a former slave who desires financial security and social status for Janie, and thinks that goal is more important than paying any attention to her granddaughter's own individual desires. Logan forcefully demands that Janie work behind the plow alongside him on the field, making her feel dehumanized and disrespected. Janie ends up leaving Logan for Jody Starks.
Logan Killicks Quotes in Their Eyes Were Watching God
The Their Eyes Were Watching God quotes below are all either spoken by Logan Killicks or refer to Logan Killicks. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Harper Perennial edition of Their Eyes Were Watching God published in 2006.).
Chapter 3 Quotes
She knew now that marriage did not make love. Janie's first dream was dead, so she became a woman.
Logan Killicks Character Timeline in Their Eyes Were Watching God
The timeline below shows where the character Logan Killicks appears in Their Eyes Were Watching God. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...Janie and Johnny kiss from inside the house, and quickly arranges for Janie to marry Logan Killicks, a rich, middle-aged local farmer. Nanny explains that she doesn't want to see Janie... (full context)
...will take care of her granddaughter. Within a month, Nanny dies. Through her marriage to Logan, Janie's dream of marriage bringing about love or somehow being equivalent to it is proven... (full context)