The Color Purple
The Color Purple
by Alice Walker
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The Color Purple Letter Five Summary

  • Pa beats Celie because he gets jealous that she might have winked at a boy. Celie says that she didn’t wink at any boy because she’s scared of men. She doesn’t even look at them anymore.
  • Celie wants Nettie to marry Mr.__ so the girl can get away from Pa.
  • For some reason, Celie has stopped having her period, so basically, she’s unable to have any more children.

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