Study Guide

The Color Purple Letter Fifteen

By Alice Walker

Letter Fifteen

  • Mr.__ spends all weekend away from home, with Shug.
  • When he gets home, he’s tired and sad.
  • Celie is bursting with questions to ask him about Shug, but she doesn’t.
  • Celie is out working in the cotton field. Mr.__ just sits on the porch and smokes.