ENGLISH LITERATURE WIDER READING QUOTES

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The Colour Purple:

CELIE The jail you planned for me is the one you're gonna rot in.
This shows to us that Celie knows it will turn on to the other person and it won’t be her trapped.

CELIE I curse you. Until you do right by me everything you think about is gonna crumble!
This shows the anger of Celie when she is talking to Albert, and this is the first time she stands up to him.

ALBERT Your black, you're poor, you're ugly, you're a woman, you're nothing at all!
This shows another struggle as well as being treated differently for asking colour, also there was a struggle for being a women as men were thought to be the higher person. Albert shows all the struggles of society in this quote.

SOFIA But I'll kill him dead 'fo I let him beat me.
Sofia shows to be a strong female and threatens to beat her own man to save herself.

SOFIA Hell no.
Sofia responds to a rich white women who is higher up in society than Sofia, but Sofia shows no politeness and feels offended of what

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