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Celies strengths as an African American Woman Alice Walkers The Color Purple is a captivating and touching novel about life of a poor African American woman -- Celie living in the deep rural south at the turn of the twentieth century During her difficult life Celie writes letters to God in which she tells him about her being As the story evolves many major circumstances in Celies life are changing In the beginning she is a daughter then she is a wife a sister and a mother Throughout her life Celie is surrounded by other characters both men and women who contribute to her life both in a positive way and negative While men seem to be the ones who make Celies life tough women are the ones who give her the support she needs For the major part of her youth she had to struggle to survive she had to have a lot of strength and character to stay alive and to get a better life that she had at the end Celie sees herself ugly and stupid The reason for this is because her father and later her husband told her so Celie had to leave school because her father raped her and got her pregnant This brought a lot of pain and emotional downfall but in spite of this with a great help of her younger sister Nettie Celie tried her best to learn what she missed in school It was very important for her because she realized that knowledge is one of the ways to become strong and to improve in life Us both be hitting Netties schoolbooks pretty hard cause us know we got to be smart to git away I know Im not as smart or as pretty as Nettie but she say I aint dumb Page 10 In spite of the physical sexual and verbal abuse that Celie got from her father she not only managed to
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