Despite the odds, women can overcome all obstacles. In the past, women have desperately struggled because men belittled them. They were thought of as ignorant beings that only knew how to manage housework. In The Color Purple, by Alice Walker, several women were extremely mistreated by men. Their experiences were considered trivial because they were considered to be inferior. Through the collection of letters that Celie wrote, the reader could see the development of a frightened young woman who had little regard for herself and of another, Shug, who struggled to become a successful woman.
In fact, Celie struggled nearly struggled her entire life for happiness. When she was only a little girl, her stepfather sexually abused her. He then sold her to a man named Mr. ____ who had no intention of loving her. Mr. ____ verbally and physically abused her. He exp