Domestic Abuse In The Color Purple

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Domestic Abuse in The Color Purple: The Reality of Domestic Abuse
Domestic violence or abuse is the inflicting of physical injury by one family or household member on another (Merriam-Webster). It is common in our modern culture and it has been for a long time. This vicious crime impacts people’s lives and drives families apart. We are now becoming more aware of this crime, but people were not always aware of this. The book The Color Purple provides an understanding of domestic abuse in the 1980’s. Since then many acts have been introduced to help victims. But before the laws were placed women would have to live in an abusive relationship and try to make it “work”
Celie has been a victim of domestic abuse ever since she was fourteen years
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