History Literature / TheColorPurple

31st Mar '17 2:44:13 PM nombretomado
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A 1982 novel by Alice Walker, ''The Color Purple'' was later made into a 1985 film and [[AllMusicalsAreAdaptations a 2005 musical]]. In particular, the film version was director Creator/StevenSpielberg's first pure-drama film (and one of the very few Spielberg films ''not'' scored by Creator/JohnWilliams) and the film debuts of Creator/WhoopiGoldberg and Creator/OprahWinfrey.

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A 1982 novel by Alice Walker, ''The Color Purple'' was later made into a 1985 film and [[AllMusicalsAreAdaptations a 2005 musical]]. In particular, the film version was director Creator/StevenSpielberg's first pure-drama film (and one of the very few Spielberg films ''not'' scored by Creator/JohnWilliams) Music/JohnWilliams) and the film debuts of Creator/WhoopiGoldberg and Creator/OprahWinfrey.
31st Mar '17 2:44:07 PM nombretomado
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A 1982 novel by Alice Walker, ''The Color Purple'' was later made into a 1985 film and [[AllMusicalsAreAdaptations a 2005 musical]]. In particular, the film version was director Creator/StevenSpielberg's first pure-drama film (and one of the very few Spielberg films ''not'' scored by Creator/JohnWilliams) and the film debuts of Creator/WhoopiGoldberg and OprahWinfrey.

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A 1982 novel by Alice Walker, ''The Color Purple'' was later made into a 1985 film and [[AllMusicalsAreAdaptations a 2005 musical]]. In particular, the film version was director Creator/StevenSpielberg's first pure-drama film (and one of the very few Spielberg films ''not'' scored by Creator/JohnWilliams) and the film debuts of Creator/WhoopiGoldberg and OprahWinfrey.
Creator/OprahWinfrey.
26th Mar '17 1:54:35 PM NWolfman
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* {{Foreshadowing}}: As Shug paints her red nails, she is told by one of the children that Celie is shaving Mister. She continues on at first as the camera zooms on her abruptly stopping, hiding [[OhCrap her facial expression of seeing the bigger picture.]]
22nd Feb '17 4:21:23 AM thewhitefairy
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* DomesticApplianceDisaster: Albert have no idea on how to do any house chore, but insist on prepare breakfast for Shug Avery. Thinking the (fire fueled) oven does not work fast enough, he pours too much petrol in it and the inevitable bonfire ensues.
9th Jul '16 8:37:08 AM pimpdaddy
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** Mister is savvy to this very early on, warning her that if she ever so much as scratches him during a shave, he will kill her.
18th May '16 6:01:57 AM lady_peaseblossom
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* Curse: Celie gives an ''epic'' one to Mister when she prepares to leave for Memphis with Shug: "Until you do right by me, everything you even think about is going to crumble." Though it's heavily implied that Mister's own HeelRealization soon afterward is what turns his life to shambles.

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* Curse: {{Curse}}: Celie gives an ''epic'' one to Mister when she prepares to leave for Memphis with Shug: "Until you do right by me, everything you even think about is going to crumble." Though it's heavily implied that Mister's own HeelRealization soon afterward is what turns his life to shambles.
18th May '16 6:01:40 AM lady_peaseblossom
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* Curse: Celie gives an ''epic'' one to Mister when she prepares to leave for Memphis with Shug: "Until you do right by me, everything you even think about is going to crumble." Though it's heavily implied that Mister's own HeelRealization soon afterward is what turns his life to shambles.
15th May '16 6:58:12 PM lady_peaseblossom
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* ClosetKey: Shug, for Celie.
15th May '16 6:51:13 PM lady_peaseblossom
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* DoesNotLikeMen: Celie, even going so far as to compare them to frogs in the novel. Considering how she's been treated by most of the men she knows, it's hard to really blame her.



* DontSplitUsUp: Between TearJerker Celie and Nettie.

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* DontSplitUsUp: Between TearJerker [[TearJerker Celie and Nettie.Nettie]].


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* KnownOnlyByTheirNickname: "Shug" is not Shug's real name, but rather a diminuitive of Sugar. There's only one line in the novel that reveals her real name, which is Lilli.
10th May '16 5:39:36 AM lady_peaseblossom
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