The novel consists of letters written by the main protagonist, Celie, that she has written to God. Celie is a poor black girl living in the American South. She writes letters to God because the man she believes to be her father, Alphonso, abuses and rapes her. Alphonso has already impregnated Celie once, …show more content…
She falls in love with a blues singer and in the end, Celie is a happy, independent, and self-confident women.
Nettie is Celie's younger sister whom Mr. wants to marry. She runs from Alphonso to Mr. And later runs away from him. She then moves to Africa to preach with Samuel and Corrine and Nettie faithfully writes letters to Celie. Nettie's experience in Africa helped introduce imperialism and pan-African struggles to the novel.
Shut Avery was first thought to be a woman of dubious morals. She dressed scantily, had “a nasty women’s disease, and she was even spurned by her own parents. When Celie sees a photo of her she’s amazed by her glamorous looks and Shug reminds Celia of her mama. Shug doesn't let herself be dominated by anyone and she fashioned her identities to others. Shug may have a sexy style, sharp tongue, and worldly experiences that make her seem jaded but she’s really compassionate and warm at heart.
Mr. is Celie's husband who abuses her for years. He hides his letters to Nettie from Celie for decades and after she tells on his abuse he undergoes a personal