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Essay | "The Color Purple" and Black Boy; Two Very Similar Pieces

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"The Color Purple" and Black Boy; Two Very Similar Pieces

Summary: Richard Wright's novel Black Boy and the movie The Color Purple (based on the book by Alice Walker) are very similar in their analysis of their respective main characters. Both Celie in The Color Purple and Richard in Black Boy are surrounded by racism, violence, and lack of affection.
"The colour purple" and Black Boy; two very similar pieces

"I don't know how to fight, all I know is how to stay alive" said Celie, role played by Whoopi Goldberg in the movie "The Colour Purple" directed by Steven Spielberg. Unlike Celie, Richard, main character from the autobiographical novel Black Boy written by Richard Wright, does fight for his rights and tries to seek justice in order to become successful throughout the entire novel ."..yet I felt that I had to go somewhere and do something to redeem my being alive" (p. 170). Celie and Richard, although being very different characters, share three main problems; they are surrounded by racism, violence and lack of affection. By analysing the racist events from the movie and the novel, the violence suffered by all the characters and how much they are...

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