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Rape incest sex forced labor and a little reefer on the side These are all of the components of a Novel by Alice Walker All of these views are illustrated proficiently in Alice Walkers third novel The Color Purple Each one of these aspects had a lasting impression upon the ideals and notions of the time Walkers writings helped to break the racial barrier that existed in some peoples mindsOne way that the barrier was destroyed was through Walkers depiction of an imperfect black person If a white person wrote about a less than perfect black person than it was considered racist Now that a black person is writing about other blacks that are foretaking in acts that are in their eyes immoral and corrupt the subject is brought into a new light These actions are discussed out in the open and the idea that all people have their own flaws is thought to be more fisable Walker combines all of these issues in her story in a deceptive way They all are linked together by way of a semi-believable story line with one major overlaying theme Prescott sums it up nicely Love redeems meanness killsp74 This is illustrated in many ways in Walkers novel One perfect example of this is Mr Mr as he is called throughout the novel was a wife beater who having been denied Celies sister marries Celie to look after his children He beats her and rapes her and is just plain nasty to her Finally one day after Celie discovers another mean thing that Mr did to her she leaves with her girlfriend to start a new life Mr is left all alone He starts to fall apart He becomes afraid of the dark and just gives up on life That was his meanness that started to destroy his life Now just as Mr is nearing death his son Harpo starts to take
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