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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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    any significant insight into life, war, or human nature. However, it is by means of the perspectives and details of the novel that Vonnegut brings about his point. Through Slaughterhouse-Five, Vonnegut portrays both mankind's constant struggle to try to control life and also its inability to actually...

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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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    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 by Alice Walker is a very controversial novel, which many people found to be very offensive. It is basically the struggle for one woman's independence. The main character in The Color Purple is Celie a coloured woman with little or no education at all. She is one who has been used and...

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    Kaitlin Belew Mrs. Clark Honors English III 22 September 2014 The Color Purple The Color Purple is a great book to read. It shows the struggles that black women in the late 1900s faced. Throughout the book Alice Walker, the author, describes many different difficulties the main character encountered...

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    Amaya Nichole Moh April 24, 2013 The Color Purple “The voice of the intelligence is drowned out by the roar of fear. It is ignored by the voice of desire. It is contradicted by the voice of shame. It is biased by hate and extinguished by anger. Most of all it is silenced by ignorance.” ­Karl A...

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    What is the purpose of the character, Atticus Finch, in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird.? Purpose - 1. Highlight the language in the quotations about Atticus Finch that identify his purpose in ‘ To Kill a Mockingbird’ 2. Create your own summary of the purpose of Atticus Finch using the language (words and...

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    April 21, 2013 Block 1 Book Report on The Color Purple In the novel, The Color Purple, is the perfect epitome of how African Americans were treated in the early 1900’s. The novel starts out by Celie, the oldest child, writing letters to God. She talks about how her mother is ill and unable to give...

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    The Color Purple- Alice Walker Rhea Pereira SYBA Roll No 366 UID- 131030 The Color Purple is liberation from enforced male dominant, religion and thought that form the main themes of the novel. The novel takes place mostly in rural Georgia and focuses on the lives of women in the Southern American...

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    to review their growth and development. The journey results in a different perspective, or changes values and attitudes. The powerful film, ‘The Color Purple’ (1985) directed by Steven Spielberg explores these concepts and shapes the viewer’s understanding of the inner journey as a process of change....

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