The Color Purple Essay | Discovery and Self-knowledge

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Discovery and Self-knowledge

Summary: Compares the themes of discovery and self-knowledge as portrayed in three literary sources, The Color Purple by Alice Walker, the film Finding Forrester, and a selection from a personal notebook.
All three texts I have selected, "The Color Purple", an extract from a girls notebook, and a scene from "Finding Forrester" express the idea that discovery and self knowledge are inseparably part of a humans life experiences. In all three chosen texts confusion over social standing in life is raised.

Celie discovers many things throughout "The Color Purple" mainly through the influence and actions of others. Through Shug, Celie discovers that she is worthy of respect, friendship, love, happiness and freedom.

From the beginning Celie is unaware of where she stands not only on the social ladder but also among her family and life. By the age of 14 Celie has already lived a hard life. She begins writing letters to god because she discovers that he is the only one she can confide in, telling him her innermost thoughts and secrets.

Celie is a slave to her...

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