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  • Characters As Antoinette And Celie
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    Problems, along with misery, become apart of life whether you " re willing to accept it or not. For those who have accepted such troubles, have also learned to cope with it one way or another. Antoinette's character in "Wide Sargasso Sea" and Celie's character in "The Color Purple" have both experienced problems with depression, loneliness, violence, inferiority, racism, and self-identity. It is important for such characters as Antoinette and Celie to express their emotions and have a method of ...
  • Celie
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    The Color Purple by Alice Walker The Color Purple, by Alice Walker, is a very intense book to read. By intense, I mean it is a book touching very difficult and hard aspects of life of poor, black oppressed woman in the early twentieth century. Walker does social criticism in her novel, mostly criticizing the way black women we retreated in the early twentieth century. Walker uses the life experiences of Celie to illustrate her social criticism. The Color Purple is not written in the style of mos...
  • Nettie To Celie
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    The Color Purple By Alice Walker The Color Purple is a story that is told openly and sincerely by a black woman named Celie. Throughout the course of the story, we are shown Celie's struggle to find herself, love, confidence, independence, and the courage to fight and fend for herself. The novel is written in first person by Celie through letters that she wrote to both God and her sister Nettie, as well as letters written by Nettie to Celie. Through their letters, we become familiar with their e...
  • Celie And Franny
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    The Color Purple By Alice Walker And Franny and Zooey by J.D. Salinger Alice Walker and J. D Salinger demonstrate how faith helps their main characters to discover their true potential. Both authors use their novels to show the readers how faith, religion, and human interventions can promote a positive and meditative change within a person. In Alice Walker's novel "The Color Purple", protagonist, Celie, relies upon her faith in God and her sister to give her strength in times of hardship. This f...
  • Positive Relationships Present In Celie's Life
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    What It Takes to Overcome Suffering When dealing with hardship in one's life, people deal with it in diverse ways. One may overcome suffering through their own thoughts and ventilation, or by through their relationships with themselves, other people, or even a higher being. Alice Walker, an African American writer, narrows the scope of suffering to a single, courageous woman in her novel, The Color Purple. Through this remarkable woman, Celie, Walker illustrates that even when life can't get any...
  • Celie's Children By Her Father
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    1. The main character in The Color Purple is a young black Georgia girl named Celie. She is uneducated and uses a non-standard dialect when writing and speaking. She was born into a poor family. Her mother was ill much of the time, and there were too many children. She was raped by her father, who she later finds out is actually her step-father. She has very little self-worth and self-esteem. In the end she is able to triumph over the sexual and racial oppression that she has had to face. 2. One...
  • End Of The Show And Celie's Husband
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    /Question. Choose a movie from the list provided below or find a newspaper story which depicts a social issue over time. (If you choose the latter, include copies of all relevant newspaper clippings). Movie: The Color Purple Essay done by Heather Lockhart The Color Purple is the richly textured, decades-spanning story of Celie, an uneducated woman living in the rural American south. Forced to marry a brutal man she calls "Mr. ", Celie turns and shares her grief only with God. She is transformed ...
  • Celie And Jean Muir
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    In an essay of not more than 1500 words, explore the theme of the creation of women's identities in The Color Purple and one other prose text from Literature and Gender, with a detailed examination of how the form of each fiction contributes to the impact of the narratives. Alice Walker's novel The Color Purple has a rich array of female characters to examine when answering the above question. I feel that Louisa May Alcott's short story, "Behind A Mask" offers an equally rich array of female cha...
  • Celie Nurse Shug Avery
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    The book The Color Purple was written by Alice Walker. The book was not written in a conventional manner. It was a series of letters spanning the life of Celie, the main character. Most of the letters were written by Celie and some by her sister Nettie. The theme of the book is to be true to yourself in spite of difficulties and never let go of what you believe in. Do not let people make you think you are something that you are not, then you have the will to survive during the worst of times. Th...
  • Celie And Mr
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    The second point is that they keep in contact when Nettie is traveling to and from Africa. This is more or less an escape for Celie for she does not really have anyone except for Shug that she loves so the letters are a way for Celie to keep not only with Nettie but also her two children that she has only seen for a for a couple of days in her entire life. So the main bond between Nettie and Celie is one of love, and they demonstrate this by constantly trying to stay in touch even though they do...

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