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    In the story of The Color Purple, Celie is writing to God about what is going on in her life. In these letters Celie writes about her father Pa, her sister Nettie, and a few other characters, but one of the characters that really stood out was Mr._. Mr._ is a single father looking for a wife...

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    The Color Purple by Alice Walker is the story of two sisters, Cellie and Nettie. In the beginning, Celie is a fourteen year old African girl who has/is being abused, and who writes letters to God. Thirty years later, at the end of the book , she fought through a male controlled and prejudice society...

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    The Color Purple In “The Color Purple” by Alice Walker,Celie has been verbally, physically, and sexally abused by different men and has no real narrative voice. Which leaves her with little sense of self worth making her unable to live a happy, decent life. When Celie comes across Shug Avery...

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    found out. Once it came to the light I was relieved but I saw him about 5-6 years ago and he tried to hug me as if I would forget but I still managed to stay away from him. He also preached at my aunt’s funeral and the sermon was about forgiveness and everything that he said it was pertaining to what...

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    The Color Purple, a bestselling African-American classic about a southern girl's redemptive journey from family enslavement to self-realisation, has become the kind of theatrical warhorse producers love. First there was Spielberg's film, starring Whoopi Goldberg. This, in turn, has morphed into an American...

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    mode of “God” The role and mode of God changes throughout the book The Color Purple as Celie develops as a result of different experiences. From her conversation with Shug her whole view of God changes and so do her feelings about what she can do. From a young age Celie has written to God and she believes...

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    The Color Purple Shug writes Celie and tells her that she has a huge surprise for her, which happens to be a new husband, Grady. Celie is not fond of Grady because she feels like he just married to Shug for her money. Celie has not yet told her friend how she feels because she is afraid of hurting...

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    In the Alice Walker novel “The Color Purple” Celie is unattractive to the male figures. For example in the novel Celie’s dad (Pa) tells Mr.____ that she is not as attractive as other women. The novel quotes: “She aint fresh tho, but I spect you know that. She spoiled. Twice. But you don’t need a fresh...

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    The Color Purple (1985) The Color Purple is a movie that deals with the struggles that an African American woman faced in the 1900’s. Celie Harris was the main character that was played by Whoopi Goldberg. According to Merriam, Caffarella, and Baumgartner (2007), transformational learning occurs when...

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    The Color Purple The Color Purple' is the reverberation of the slavery time. The African-American thinker and writer Gloria Watkins points out that ‘The Color Purple' is a imitation of the custom of the ‘slave narrative' Sections written by male and female former slaves about their skills...

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    Sunday, March 10, 2013 This novel and movie depicts the life journey of a woman and her sister and there for takes place in different locations.Three main locales are Atlanta, Georgia, Memphis, and Tennessee and the Olinka Village in Monrovia, Africa.(In the early to late 1900’s) The main characters...

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    Color of Purple is a Novel by Alice Walker, published in 1982. It won a Pulitzer Prize in 1983. A feminist novel about an abused and uneducated black woman's struggle for empowerment, the novel was praised for the depth of its female characters and for its eloquent use of black English vernacular. ...

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    Thesis: “The Color Purple” is more than just entertainment because the story shows what poverty in the old days was like, especially among the colored people and the hardship way of life created from the White man. This novel is dealing with real life situations that no one would talk about. Alice Walker’s...

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    The color purple Despite the odds women can overcome all obstacles. In the past, women have desperately struggled because they were be littled by men. They were thought of as ignorant beings that only knew how to manage housework. In The Color Purple, by Alice Walker, sexism was interrelated...

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    After several decades abroad in Africa, Nettie returns with Samuel, who is now her husband, and with Celie’s two children. The sisters have a blissful reunion, and although they’re now old women, we get the sense that they’ve just begun the best years of their lives,Memphis with Shug to start a new life...

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    beard. Shug shows her own love for God by loving the things she has been given. She appreciates the world, from her own sexual ecstasies to the color purple she finds in nature. For Celie, God moves from being a person to being something (not someone) inside Celie, a goodness that inspires. Celie learns...

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    remembering Alphonso’s command to keep quiet, says the baby is God’s because she does not know what else to say. Similarly, Celie does not know what to say about her mother’s death, her abuse, or her stolen babies. Celie knows how to state the events plainly, but often does not know how to interpret them. Despite...

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     KeMaria Johnson English 1101 February 28, 2011 The Color Purple: A Review The movie The Color Purple is the story of two sisters, Celie and Nettie, who deal with many trials and tribulations on their journey to womanhood. The movie is based on the Pulitzer Prize winning novel of the same...

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     The Color Purple The Color Purple, set in the 1900s, follows the life of a young teenager named Celie Johnson. Her father who is raping her takes the second child they have together away from her and gives Celie to a local farmer named Mister. The father gives Celie away because he does not...

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    life. Celie is about to go into adolescence, believing that she was raped by her father and that he killed both of their children. She writes to God because she has no one else to help her bear this terrible knowledge. What has happened to Celie is so terrible that she can talk about it only to someone...

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