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Unformatted text preview: While Shug recovers at Mr.______'s house, there are several matters that one should consider. First, realize how Celie loves Shug — she loves her as one human being might love another, and she loves her as a Christian might love another human being. When Mr. _______ gives Shug to Celie to care for, it is no chore for Celie. Instead, it is a source of pleasure and excitement. Celie innocently looks at Shug and confesses to God that she thought she had been turned "into a man." Shug's naked body is that exciting to Celie. At the same time, in a spiritual sense, Celie feels as though she is performing a sacred rite when she is bathing Shug's naked body. This two-edged feeling is in keeping with Celie's attitude toward Shug and toward herself — both with Celie's idea of herself as a lowly servant (waiting on Shug the queen), while in a spiritual sense, Celie feels as though she is performing God's work. By her own queen), while in a spiritual sense, Celie feels as though she is performing God's work....
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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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