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So I know im super late to the party with this one but hey, I got here in the end! I've grown up hearing this novel spoken about as an American classic, in a similer vein to To Kill A Mockingbird in terms of its dealings with race relations. Written through the perspective of Celie, an African American woman in the early 20th century, doing her best to cope with the pretty rubbish hand life has dealt her, Walker crafts an epistolary novel that not only explores the dynamics of race but also that of family. Celie's voice is colloquial and phonetic which makes it tricky to decipher at first but the narration moves skilfully from a confession of confronting moments of sexual abuse to subtle and tender examples of love and support between Celie and her younger sister Nettie. I thought that Celie's prayers would become repetitive but the life and colour Walker injects into characters such as Sofia, Celie's headstrong step-daughter-in-law, and Shug Avery, the larger-than-life lounge singer who teaches Celie that she is worthy of love, keep the story moving. The later letters from Nettie while she is living in Africa add necessary contrast , throwing the life that Celie has gotten used to, sharply into focus. I was pleasantly surprised that Walker not only tackles the difficullt themes mentioned earlier, but also presents characters who buck the heteronormative trend regarding sexuality. It felt as though the whole novel brings a realisation that people are people, neither wholly bad nor wholly good. Walker's characters feel betrayal, oppression, and violence, but also reach final moments of peace and forgiveness because in the end, it doesn't matter so much what people have done to hurt you, but who is with you to love you and be loved by you in the end.
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The joy of the mountains #hiking #openspaces #heritage #thecolourpurple May I never get so overwhelmed that I don't see the colour purple in the fields💌💌

A bit of light reading on a Sunday #thecolourpurple #alicewalker #reading #sunday #sundaze

Our client wanted a change~what a transformation 🙌🏻 We love it 💜

“Sometimes you have to fight that other side of your mind for your dreams. Learn how to win.” 🏆📚✨

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The Colour Purple - Colour Purple

Comment your favourite Colour Purple character?

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I don't really wear alot of colour, but when I do it's either blacks, whites or greys. "I don't have a purple problem, I have a purple passion!" - Jackie Harmon Sweeney "Enjoy every (purple) moment". #21stSeptember2018 #PurpleDay #MyPurpleMoment #TheColourPurple #LookingGirly #FeelingMySelfie

From Carla's cucina this weekend.... Beetroot relish & pickled cabbage 💜👩🏻‍🍳 #homemade #madewithlove #carlascucina #howamisingle #thecolourpurple #vego #vegan #goodness #mrsrogersnaturals #australianwomensweekly

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