Feminism In The Color Purple Book Review

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Women’s Writings Sir, Waseem Hassan Malik October 25, 2015 Black Feminism in The Color Purple Novel by Alice Walker Abstract The aim and object of this paper is to study Black Feminism in the Novel Color Purple by Alice Walker. Afro-American Literature Started in the beginning of twentieth century to give voice to the Black Women who are victim of racism, sexism and verbal abuse. There are renowned writers like Alice Walker, Toni Morison, Walter Mosely who Sternly advocated the rights of African women through their exemplary writings. African women is true model of strength and immense courage. She defines her identify with help of each other. They realize their identity after victimization under patriarchy. This paper uses close book reading…show more content…
The Id, ego and superego, its theory keeps great importance on the role of unconscious psychological conflicts in shaping behavior and personality. 2. Review of literature 2.1. The Epic Characteristics in the Prelude Callahan Claire Cathryn in his thesis “The epic characteristic in the Prelude” has discussed the epic qualities Prelude book he is of the view that Prelude is regarded as a autobiographical poem but many of the critics have over looked the epic qualities of the prelude. Though it is lacking the traditional epic setting, plot and themes like Homer, Virgil, Lucan, Comoen and Milton but when deeply delve into poem would be able to categorize in it epic form. Historically, epic had its birth in heroic society, which promoted the tradition of court ministerial, as society flourished literary epic emerged by hectic efforts of the poets. It appealed the masses. Classical epic originated in Greek and Rome. This type of epic had heroic Ideal of courage and battle power. Medieval or Middle age was influenced by rigid morality and ethics. Renaissance admired the individual for his accomplishments. Epic of each age reflected the spirit of age in Social panorama set…show more content…
He was left in this world to face sea of troubles. Parents role in nurturing and shaping the personality of child have always been eulogized in society. What about those who are deprived of parents at early stage of life. They become rolling stone which gathers no mass. Same was the case of Wordsworth. He lost his parents in his childhood of period and he had to take refuge in nature which played role of parents as well. He enjoyed both masculine and feminine aspects of nature. Nature taught him bitter lessons whenever he transgressed moral limits. He was punished by beauty and fair. Farewell Gray has discussed each spots of time in details. There are number of episode in Prelude which reveals mental growth of child. The adventure of boat stealing pricked his conscience. This stealing of boat was evidently pure act of stealing. If this episode interpreted with psychoanalytical lens then we go deep in to the circumstances and historical background. Act of stealing can be associated with stealing of mother’s love from dominant father of Wordsworth had immense love for his mother so he always wanted to be over possessive in motherly love. He did not want to share with anybody else. Death is natural occurrence; everyone has to test the flavor of the death, but sudden demise of parents leave
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