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Title The Color Purple For this book talk I read Alice Walkers The Color Purple which is a work of fiction I came to choose it because I saw the movie version which was excellent so it inspired me to read it This book focuses on the life of the main character Celie who is a 14-year-old girl at the beginning of the story She is raped by her father and then forced to marry Mr who is much older than she She always calls him simply Mr because she does not love him at all and she is afraid of him too She becomes a submissive and quiet woman and her life is grim and sad Her sister Nettie who she loves the most is kicked out of their home and they cannot meet or speak to each other again Mr does not love Celie at all and just wants her to work and take care of his children since he is already in love with another woman Shug Avery Shug who is a local singer falls ill and comes to his house to recuperate Thanks to Celies care Shug recovers soon and they become very close friends and lovers Shug protects Celie from Mrs abuse and inspires her with the courage to speak up After Shug comes to her house Celie feels happy for the first time in her life but she still worries about her sister Nettie With Shugs help she finds out that Mr has been hiding Netties letter so Celie becomes very upset She finally stands up to Mr and leaves his home to pursue her own life While She stays in Shugs house she learns to make money by making pants and obtains her own home Now all she hopes is to meet Nettie again According to Netties letters She has been a missionary
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