"The Color Purple" by Alice Walker.

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The Color Purple by Alice Walker is the story of a young girl, which name is Celie trying to find happiness. The book begins with the words "Dear God". She writes very private letters to God. These letters are like a journal that she keeps writing down her deepest and darkest secrets and feelings. This novel relates to religion obviously because Celie, the protagonist, writes these letters to God. By Celie writing these letters to …

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…the only one that would listen to her was God. Since the beginning of the book we see that Celie's faith and trust in God. She writes him these letters in hope for salvation. At the end she finds her salvation thanks to the guidance of Shug Avery. Celie finds her true self and speaks out her voice because of her confidence and faith in herself and in God at the end of the novel.