The Color Purple

how has Celie sacrificed so Nettie can be successful?

Asked by
Last updated by anonymous
1 Answers
Log in to answer
Instead of Nettie marring Mr.____, Nettie's father told Mr.____ to marry his other daughter, Celie, instead. Mr.___ was not to thrilled about this becuase Celie isn't the prettiest girl, but he accepted the offer. Therefore, Nettie was able to become a missionary and travel to Africa instead of being stuck on a farm as Mr.____'s wife.