Soon she meets a woman named Shug, who makes her realize that there is more to life than she really thinks.
It uplifts and builds Women of color and helping one to embrace their blackness as well as their gender through understand the power and privilege of being able to be called a woman.
Family Life Alice, the youngest daughter of eight, lived in sharecropper 's family where she grew up poor.
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As a fourteen year old girl, Celie is abused mentally and physically by her father in forms such as rape and beatings.
This technique allows readers to relate with characters on a personal level. She even shows her a little purple frog perched on the mantlepiece, carved for her by her husband Albert.
The novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker touches on the abuse Celie endures as a child, and expands upon the struggles she continues battling throughout her adult life. Why, she said, the mother of his children.