Celie’s Life Struggles in Alice Walker’s Novel The Color Purple (1982)

Tamimi, Sukma Setiawati and Widodo, Anang (2023) Celie’s Life Struggles in Alice Walker’s Novel The Color Purple (1982). Skripsi thesis, Universitas Teknologi Yogyakarta.

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To achieve goals in life, every human being will face difficulties in his or her life. Based on this statement, this study aims at analyzing the difficulties experienced by Celie in achieving her goals in life. Celie is the main character in The Color Purple Novel (1982) by Alice Walker. This study discusses three different problems; 1) What are the aims of Celie’s struggles in the novel The Color Purple (1982)? 2) What is the form of Celie’s struggles? and 3) What are the results of her struggles in the novel? The method used in this research is descriptive qualitative. In practice, this research is library research using an objective approach. The data collection techniques are in the form of reading and writing. This study found the aims of Celie’s struggles which are, 1) a struggle for self-preservation and 2) a struggle for recognition. In the struggle for recognition, she has no place in both family and household. From her parents’ perspective, Celie is not considered as their daughter. While in her household, she is not a wife and mother from her husband and son's perspective. Meanwhile, based on the form of her struggle, it was found that there are three efforts; 1) to be braver in fighting 2) to be more open-minded in talking to friends to get advice and 3) to distract herself with things she likes. The results of her struggles change her to be braver and stronger when dealing with the perpetrators that caused difficulties in her life. She is more confident and to eager to enjoy her new life.

Item Type: Thesis (Skripsi, Tugas Akhir or Kerja Praktek) (Skripsi)
Uncontrolled Keywords: The Color Purple, Difficulties, Struggle
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions: Fakultas Humaniora > S1 Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: Kaprodi S1 Bahasa Inggris UTY
Date Deposited: 08 Aug 2023 04:33
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2023 04:33
URI: http://eprints.uty.ac.id/id/eprint/13429

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