scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,168
The main theme this essay will be focusing on is the distinction between the real outcome of economic achievement as described in The Color Purple by the lynching of Celies father and its alternative economic view presented at the end of the novel depicting Celies happiness and entrepreneurial success We will attempt the task at hand by relating the novel to two Models Historical and Empirical Data Manners and Customs of representation in the real and alternative worlds of The Color PurpleBy focusing on the letters describing the lynching of Celies father and the letter describing Celies economic stability and happiness found in last letter we will have established a clear distinction between the real and alternative worlds in relation to the economic situations presented throughout the novelManners and customs in the real generally work to maintain order decorum and stability Within the novel the reality was that blacks had to work for whites on whatever terms were available When using manners and customs to depict the real world of the novel it is evident we are examining an external world based in a society where the white oppressor governs the oppressed black populace The economic realities of white land ownership near-monopoly of technical and business skills and control of financial institutions was in fact the accepted norm Sowell 48When presenting the term fact - we must account for the introduction of a second model historical and empirical data in representing the real world of The Color Purple As illustrated in the pages of American history books it is evident that American Negro slavery had a peculiar combination of features The key features of American slavery were that it followed racial or color lines and that it was slavery in a democratic country Sowell 4 The fact that it existed in a democratic country meant that it required some extraordinary rationale to reconcile it with the prevailing values of the nation Racism was an obvious
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA