Literary analysis of Sweat by Zora Neale Hurston

Develop focused thesis analyzing the short story “Sweat” by Zora Neale Hurston. (This is the “what” and “why” and “really why”). Topic should be arguable and interesting. Include literary devices, details, or patterns you see in the text that you’d like to explore in your essay. What could be your “really why” in the essay? (How do the writer’s choices reinforce the overall theme of the piece or give insight beyond the text?)