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Alice Walker's The Color Purple is a powerful novel that explores the lives of African American women in the early 20th century. Through Celie's letters, the book addresses themes of identity, resilience, love, and the triumph of the human spirit.

Celie Celie, the resilient protagonist, navigates a life of abuse and oppression with inner strength and eventual self-discovery.
Nettie Nettie, Celie's sister, becomes a source of hope and connection for Celie through their heartfelt correspondence.
Mr. Celie's husband, referred to as Mr. ______, transforms from a harsh and controlling figure to one of redemption and growth.
Shug Shug Avery, a singer and Celie's confidante, teaches her about love, self-worth, and the power of personal liberation.
Sofia Sofia, a strong-willed woman, defies societal expectations and challenges the systemic racism and sexism of the time.
Harpo Harpo, Mr. ______'s son, struggles with traditional gender roles and learns valuable lessons about equality and respect.
Squeak Squeak (Mary Agnes), Harpo's girlfriend, finds her own voice and fights against injustice alongside Sofia.
Alphonso Alphonso, Celie's abusive father, represents the cycle of violence and the destructive impact of patriarchy.
Samuel Samuel, a kindhearted missionary, becomes a friend and source of support for Celie and Nettie.
Corrine Corrine, a missionary's wife, plays a significant role in Celie and Nettie's lives during their separation.
Olivia Olivia had to bribe the guard at the prison.
Adam Adam represents the possibility of change and the power of love.
Tashi Tashi faces cultural conflicts and undergoes personal growth.
Millie Miss Millie, a white woman, embodies the racial prejudice and condescension prevalent in the era.
Eleanor Eleanor Jane, Miss Millie's daughter, challenges societal norms through her friendship with Sofia.
Jane Eleanor Jane, Miss Millie's daughter, challenges societal norms through her friendship with Sofia.
Grady Grady, Shug Avery's lover, adds a spark of creativity to Celie's life by igniting her own artistic dreams.
Kate Kate, a woman who later marries Harpo, demonstrates alternative notions of femininity and self-expression.

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Celie
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Celie
Nettie
Mr.
Shug
Sofia
Harpo
Squeak
Alphonso
Samuel
Corrine
Olivia
Adam
Tashi
Millie
Eleanor
Jane
Grady
Kate

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