The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
The Color Purple Letter Four Summary
- Pa marries a girl who is Celie’s age. Pa is on top of the poor girl all the time.
- Nettie now has a boyfriend, an older man with three children whose wife was murdered by her jealous boyfriend. Celie refers to the boyfriend as "Mr. __."
- Celie thinks that Nettie should focus on her schoolwork instead of getting stuck marrying a man who already has children.