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Two Incidents In The Color Purple By Alice Walker

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There are two incidents that were disturbing to me The Color Purple novel by Alice Walker in the letters found in part II. The first of these would be when Sofia tells Celie the story of how Miss Millie, the mayor’s wife, received a new car from her husband and Sofia ends up teaching her how to drive it. During the lessons, Sofia demonstrates how to drive the car first and then Miss Millie would practice while Sofia sat next to her in the front seat giving instructions. In appreciation, Miss Millie offers to take Sofia to see her children whom she had not seen in five years. When they are about to leave, Miss Millie reminded Sofia that blacks have to ride in the back of the car which was difficult to read. Once they arrive, Sofia has
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