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The Color Purple By Alice Walker Writen As A New Character (Sophia) In Celie's Situaion A New Beginning

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He act like he can't stand me no more. Say I'm evil an always up to no good. He tries to take my baby but I don't want to let him go. 'No,' I whisper but he acts like he doesn't hear me. I don't let him go because I know Pa will want to kill him, just like he killed my little girl. I try and sit up but Pa doesn't want to let me, so I yell at him, 'No, you aint taking Adam!' He stops and looks at me with disgust in his eyes 'You already have a name for that child?' he spits at me, but I don't reply I know that I called him Adam from Adam and Eve. God would like that, it means the beginning and my Adam is the beginning of me being happy. I know I have made him mad but I can't help it. He pulls back his arm and hits me right in the mouth, my lip starts to sting and my eyes get all blurry, so I look away because I don't want Pa to see me cry, even though he has seen me cry many times before it feels different this time because if you're a mama you have to be strong.Pa tell me that he going to kill me and my baby when I'm sleeping but I don't care what he says because I dream of me running away and having a family in nice warm house. So when Pa leaves I get up and take my boy into Nettie's room. 'Oh Odessa,' Nettie says in a distressed voice, 'what have you done to your lip?' I didn't realise but when Pa hit me my lip started to bleed and it had run down the front of my old smock. I tell Nettie that I'm sick of living here and that I'm going to run away to the church because the minister had always been nice to us. So I ask Nettie to hold my boy while I go and get all my things because I never want to come back, I don't have many things so it doesn't take me long to gather them all up. When I get back to Nettie's room she has all of her things in an old torn suitcase, 'I'm coming with you,' she says but I can tell she doesn't want to run away and leave her study to start a new life so I tell her to stay and look after everything for me. 'I'll come back for you when I have a new home for us Nettie' I promise as I pick up Adam and walk out the front door as quickly as I can manage with Adam and a suitcase slowing me down, I look around for Pa. I hug Nettie goodbye, she starts to cry but I know that I'll see her again soon.When I...

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