International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 13, Part G (2015)
Exploring womanhood through Female consciousness in Alice walker’s color purple
This paper is an exploration of the female voice to survive the plethora of suffering in the form of race and gender encountered by the Black Women through a strong female bonding and an inward journey of consciousness. Through the lens of Black feminism, this study delineates the journey from speechlessness to articulateness of Black Women contravening the barriers of sex, race and dogma in Alice Walker’s famous novel The Color Purple. It reveals the latent strength of black women to achieve a standpoint in the male-dominated society and their gradual advancement. This paper is an attempt to explore the triumph of Black Women against multi-faceted oppression through the construction of female consciousness.
How to cite this article:
Pousali Das. Exploring womanhood through Female consciousness in Alice walker’s color purple. International Journal of Applied Research. 2015; 1(13): 442-444.