what is an example of a literary modernism characteristic?

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Modernist writers were influenced by the destruction in culture that surrounded them. A common analogy is that the Modernist writers, artists, and musicians were pieces of shattered stained glass trying to pick up the pieces and reinvent a new picture. In one PBEAR formatted paragraph, explain:

In Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zora Neale Hurston,

what is an example of a literary modernism characteristic?

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TEXT INTRODUCTION: Book Excerpt: Their Eyes Were Watching God Janie Crawford, an attractive, confident, middle-aged Black woman, returns to Eatonville, Florida, after a long absence. The Black townspeople gossip about her and speculate about where she has been and what has happened to her young husband, Tea Cake. They take her confidence as aloofness, but Janie’s friend Pheoby Watson sticks up for her. Pheoby visits her to find out what has happened. Their conversation frames the stoluvry that Janie relates. (sparknotes.com)