The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Book Review: The Color Purple by Alice Walker

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker isn’t always easy to read, not because of Celie’s nomenclature (“You better not never tell nobody but God”), but because of the pain and violence that comes with the experiences she relates. After all, being a woman of color in the deep American south, while being brought up by a “father” who repeatedly rapes her, isn’t the most easiest of circumstances.

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