The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple Letter Thirty-Four Summary
- Shug starts singing every weekend at Harpo’s and the two of them begin making a lot of money.
- Shug tells Celie it’s time for her to go and Celie feels the same way she did when Nettie left.
- Shug asks her what’s wrong. Celie admits that Mr.__ beats her when Shug’s not there. Why? Shug asks. Because I’m not you, Celie responds.
- Shug gives Celie a hug and says that she’ll stay until she’s sure Albert won’t beat Celie again.