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The Color Purple, novel by Alice Walkerpublished in It won a Pulitzer Prize in The Color Purple documents the traumas and gradual triumph of Celie, a young African-American woman raised in rural isolation in Georgiaas she comes to resist the paralyzing self-concept forced on her by those who have power over her.
Celie is repeatedly raped by her father, and gives birth twice as a result of the abuse, but assumes the children have been killed when her father secretively disposes of them.
Nettie soon flees that home, first to Celie and her husband and then out into the wide world. In Africa, Nettie lives among the Olinka, whose patriarchal society and indifference toward the role of Africans in the slave trade underline the prevalence of exploitation.
Celie narrates her life through letters to God. As she builds relationships with other black women, and especially with those women engaging forcefully with oppression, however, Celie draws strength and insight from their perspectives and develops a sense of her own right to interpret herself and her world.
Her independence develops symbiotically through her expanded firsthand and secondhand experience of the world until she is able to construct her relations to others according to her own values.The Color Purple, novel by Alice Walker, published in It won a Pulitzer Prize in 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.
Alice Walker, best known perhaps as the author of The Color Purple, was the eighth child of Georgia sharecroppers. After a childhood accident blinded her in one eye, she went on to become valedictorian of her local school, and attend Spelman College and Sarah Lawrence College on scholarships.
Alice Walker's The Color Purple weaves an intricate mosaic of women joined by their love for each other, the men who abuse them, and the children they care for.
In the first few letters, Celie tells God that she has been raped by her father and that she is pregnant for the second time with his child. A short summary of Alice Walker's The Color Purple.
This free synopsis covers all the crucial plot points of The Color Purple. Alice Walker Reads The Color Purple; Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth Biography and Awards.
February 14, MAJOR SUPPORT FOR . 1 The Color Purple by Alice Walker Rationale by Patrick M. Clarke Grade Level and Audience In her award-winning novel The Color Purple, Alice Walker () tells the story of Celie, a young black girl growing up in the reconstruction South of the United States.