The Color Purple Theme Analysis

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Imagine if nothing in life had meaning. Nothing would have importance. Stories are the same way, without themes or values, there wouldn't be anything. Unbreakable friendship, constant hope, and strong love are motifs that build a good story line. The Color Purple shows all three of these themes. Without morals, stories wouldn't have a purpose.
Lack of friendship is a disappointing and lonely. “Then I see myself sitting there quilting tween Shug Avery and Mr.... for the first time in my life, I feel just right,” (Walker Unknown). The main character, Celie, has a friend for the first time. Shug is kind to Celie and treats her as an equal. Shug also stops Mr., Celie's husband from beating her. Celie's confidence is increased by Shug's caring nature. Shug also helps Celie find the letters from her sister Nettie. Only a
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The motifs in The Color Purple help build up the main idea or theme because they are happy and positive. Being sad, angry, or negative, hasn't gotten anybody anywhere, so it wouldn't build a story. Friendship is included because people can't do everything by themselves. Sometimes people just need someone they trust to help them, friends are needed by everyone, even if they don't realize it. Next, nothing could be accomplished without hope. Whether someone hopes for something to be good or bad, their belief is what they feel is right. Everyone is entitled to their opinion and standing up for it makes people do incredible things. In the end, the most important thing on the planet is for people to love themselves, others, and the world. Even though hatred exists, it will never be embraced like love. Alice Walker uses these three themes, because this is what the world really needs. She includes them in her story by describing what Celie needs in her life, and how happy she becomes when each of the motifs come true. The traits in The Color Purple should be made

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