International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 4, Issue 8, Part B (2018)
A critical analysis of Alice walker’s The Color Purple
Chintha Radharani and L Manjula Davidson
Alice Walker as a writer wishes to throw light upon the cruelty of the real world instead of creating something imaginary, one that cannot be felt by people around the world. She is a African-American novelist and poet most famous for authoring 'The Color Purple. This particular study parades this fact through scrutinising her work; The Color Purple (1983). Born to sharecropper parents in Eatonton, Georgia, in 1944, Walker was raised up to turn into an extremely applauded novelist, essayist and poet and similarly acknowledged for her work as an activist. The novel reconnoitres the female African-American experience through the life and scuffles of its narrator, Celie who agonises dreadful mishandling at the hands of her father, and later, from her husband. The compelling work won Walker both the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Award for Fiction in 1983.She addresses issues which concern people all around the world; therefore, make no error about the predominant themes. This study can be an example of a work that principally focuses on the achievements of a creative writer irrespective of his/her background.
How to cite this article:
Chintha Radharani and L Manjula Davidson. A critical analysis of Alice walker’s The Color Purple. International Journal of Applied Research. 2018; 4(8): 83-85.