The Color Purple Essay | Celie's "The Color Purple"

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Celie's "The Color Purple"

Summary: Essay discusses the symbolism between Celie and "The Color Purple."
The color purple represents many subjects in this novel. Celie lives a painful life where she is abused by her stepfather and her own husband. The color purple was chosen by Alice Walker because purple is the color of royalty (a color Kings would wear) and purple is the color God uses to describe the beauty of things. Celie is the color purple where people don't see and they treat her horribly. The color purple represents Celie's struggle with men and it also represents Celie's appreciation towards herself. "I think it pisses God off if you walk by the color purple in a field somewhere and don't notice it" (Walker 203).

The color purple represents the pain Celie endures from men. Celie is beaten by her stepfather and her husband. While the color represents beauty and royalty, it also represents Celie's struggle with men. When Celie is...

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