In the novel The Color Purple by Alice Walker, the protagonist Celie’s life is greatly impacted by that of her friend, mentor, and lover, Shug Avery.
The confident and independent Shug teaches her about equality, the way to be religious without being devoted to a figurehead, and how to respect and love herself.
She teaches all of these qualities by living them herself in everyday life; the way she carries herself, speaks, acts, and even prays in ways that inspires Celie....
[tags: The Color Purple, Alice Walker, Thing] - Born in Eatonton, Georgia, in 1944 Alice Walker was last of her eight siblings.
The fim is set in Macon County Georgia and there are two main characters’ Celie and her sister Nettie.
Celie is the character the movie is centered around and she is also the film’s narrator.
The main character in the book, Celie, is shown as a submissive women with no intention of changing....
[tags: The Color Purple, Alice Walker, Marriage] - People around us have a significant impact on the way we live our life, whether consciously or subconsciously.
She is most notable for her novel “The Color Purple, [which] was awarded the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 1983” (Whitted) and she “was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame in 2001” (Whitted).
Walker’s career as a poet and novelist began “during the latter years of the Black Arts Movement” (Whitted) and she tends to delve into the “multidimensional kinships among women and embraces the redemptive power of social and political revolution” (Whitted)....