The Color Purple Rhetorical Analysis Essay

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Every situation that occurs between each character ends up the contradictory of what was meant to happen. The language in this story is strong from each characters dialogue as the diction indicates the social status in society and situations that occur that makes their voices stand out for themselves. For example, when Sofia fought with the Mayor’s wife as she wanted her to be her personal maid she would say, “hell no” to her in which she later ended up in prison. The form of diction used describes the person’s personality give a better understanding of their character in the story. The sentences in the story are simple and are short in length. It is told in an informal language of pronunciation and tone. There are fragments when the characters are interrupted. The author uses the rhetorical question of why slaves are being discriminated and why God isn’t listening to Celie’s problems with parallel structures and repetition of the subject of races throughout the…show more content…
It is also considered allegorical for it reveals the hidden meaning of the political situation of equality of all races. The concept of this reveals a hidden meaning in the story as the white’s aren’t the only one in control in the public world. This is demonstrated when Celie starts writing to Nettie instead of God as she sees that he isn’t helping her life to improve. She describes his image of a white folk with “blue eyes” wearing white robes and is grey bearded. Shug on the other hand tells Celie that she is wrong for she states, “Cause that’s the one that’s in the white folks’ white bible”, (pg.201). This symbol seems to serve as a way to encourage Celie that white folks aren’t superior as they seem to be for everyone is a human being living in a same world only differentiating people apart through race and
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