They bowed down to him rather, because he was all of these things, and then again he was all of these things because the town bowed down. (speak to the nature of power) . what is the meaning of this in the book "their eyes were watching god"
When Jody came to Eatonville, people were not sure whether or not they should show appreciation or wonder at what he was doing for them. They had a sense of reverence and mystery about him.