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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

  

by Alice Walker

Protagonist

Character Role Analysis

Celie

Although Nettie certainly plays a large narrative role through her letters, Celie is the character whose life we follow and who is transformed from a passive, loveless young woman into a passionate woman who stands up for herself.


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