Segregation in The Color Purple

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In the film “The Color Purple”, segregation plays an important role

and the differences between black people and white people are shown

through race and life. The Color Purple focuses on the lives of several

African American women who are faced with abuse, violence, and cruelty.

The fim is set in Macon County Georgia and there are two main

characters’ Celie and her sister Nettie. Celie is the character the movie is

centered around and she is also the film’s narrator. The story is based on

Celie’s life and the many different issues along the way that she has

encountered such as being raped by her father over and over again, abused by

her father and forced into marriage at fourteen to another abusive man (Albert)

who didn’t even want to marry her but w...
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