Celie A young black Georgia girl who faces adulthood believing that she has been raped by her father

Celie A young black Georgia girl who faces adulthood believing that she has been raped by her father

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Celie  A young black Georgia girl who faces adulthood believing that she has been raped by her  father and that he killed both of their babies. The novel examines her struggle to find love, self- esteem, and continuing courage despite harsh setbacks. Nettie  Celie's sister. Celie loves Nettie more than anyone else in the world. Fonso  Celie and Nettie's stepfather; shortly after their father is killed, he marries their widowed  mother. Mr. ________ / Albert  The moody, vicious man whom Fonso chooses as Celie's husband. Celie's Mother  She loses her mind after her husband is lynched, mutilated, and burned. After she  marries Fonso, she is constantly pregnant and ill. Annie Julia  Albert's wife who is killed by her boyfriend while coming home from church. Shug (Lilly) Avery  A blues singing, no-nonsense woman who teaches Celie about love and self- esteem. Harpo 
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This note was uploaded on 12/06/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at University of Houston.

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