I'm sorry, I'm so sorry. I said it because I'm jealous that you can fight back.
Oh hun, I feel sorry for you. My mama was like you. She let my daddy do whatever he wanted.
Let's fix the quilts that were torn during your fight with Harpo.
Yes!... I'm able to stand up for myself cause me and my sisters always fought my brothers and dad. You should fight Mr. __________.
Celia, Mr.______ has been sneakily taking letters from the mailbox. Here's one that was in his coat pocket...
Shug... this is from my sister Nettie. Mr.______ has been hiding letters from me. SHE'S ALIVE
Mr.__________, it is about time i speak my mind. You have abused me and hurt me continuously with no guilt.
Everything you touch will crumble until you make up for the suffering you have caused me!
Celia, Grady, and I are moving to Memphis.
Inspired and empowered by the advice and strength of both Sofia and Shug, Celia finally worked up the courage to stand up for herself. The bond and friendship between the female in The Color Purple is a huge theme as they provide strength for one another when the men attempt to control and abuse them.