The Color Purple Response Essay

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Lenny Henry of Daily News describes The Color Purple by Alice Walker as, “One of the most haunting books you could ever wish to read… is stunning-moving, exciting and wonderful.” By saying that, I think he perfectly describes how this book makes you feel and I didn’t realize how much of an impact this book had on me until days after I finished reading it. The Color Purple perfectly illustrates the struggles in the life of a young girl living in the South in the 1800s who has had many harsh experiences with abusive men . I chose this book for the theme of survival because I wanted to focus more so on the emotional aspect of survival than the physical aspect. I wanted my quotes to pinpoint the emotions the main character, as well as what
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