Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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The Color Purple Letter Six Summary Page 1

  • Mr.__ asks for Nettie’s hand in marriage but Pa says no. He refuses because he says Nettie is too young and because of Mr.__’s relationship with a woman named Shug Avery.
  • Celie sees a picture of Shug Avery and dreams about her. Shug is apparently gorgeous and fashionable.
  • She mentions that Mr.__ carries a picture of Shug Avery in his wallet.

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