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Stereotypes In The Color Purple By Alice Walker

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The Color Purple was meet with disapproval during the initial release mainly from the Black community. Still, to this day thirty-two years later Alice Walker is scrutinized with individuals making nasty remarks and attacking her sexuality. Did Alice Walker stereotype Black males in the novel? Absolutely not, I don’t believe she did. First and foremost, it’s important to realize that she is telling the story from the point of view of a Black girl/woman. The people who were angered by the novel can be described as dismissive. The story and what the women endured didn’t anger them because it didn’t matter, but the Black male image did. Quoted from the article many critics said: “This doesn 't happen.” That is inaccurate it does happen and some
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