Study Guide

The Color Purple Letter Thirty-One

By Alice Walker

Letter Thirty-One

  • Sofia leaves Harpo. Her sisters come pick her and the kids up. Harpo acts like he doesn’t care.
  • Celie gives Sofia the quilt they’ve been working on.
  • Sofia and Harpo’s kids start asking why their daddy isn’t coming with them.
  • His family leaves, and Harpo doesn’t do or say anything to stop them.