Study Guide

The Color Purple Letter Thirty-Two

By Alice Walker

Letter Thirty-Two

  • Sofia is gone for six months and Harpo starts acting like a different man.
  • First of all, he’s learned that he’s good-looking.
  • He starts working on the little house they had and he turns it into a jukejoint.
  • Celie asks what Sofia is going to think when she comes back and finds that her house is a party joint. Harpo says that Sofia isn’t coming back.