Oppression to Revolution: A Transformation of Celie in The Color Purple

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Ms. R.P. Monika, Dr. T. Senthamarai


This study aims to identify the central character, Celie, in Alice Walker's The Color Purple takes towards the carrier. Her success can be define in two ways one is the solidarity of the female community. And the second is the way in which she escapes from the angst of pain. The first one gives her moral support and sets as a role model and second one provides her a space to express herself by writing letters to God. Celie character goes through physical, mental and spiritual pain which allows her to purge herself and eventually attain the freedom. This study focuses on the process her internal journey towards the freedom by allying resilient theory.

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