The World According To Garp Essay

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The colour purple Alice Walker -The colour purple Schrijver Alice Walker Titel The Color Purple Eerste uitgave 1983 Verklaring titel The Color Purple staat voor onafhankelijkheid, de vrijheid van iemands gedachten en gevoelens.Celie, de hoofdpersoon kan haar gedachten en gevoelens niet vrij uiten.Thema De positie van Afrikaanse vrouwen in de zuidelijke staten van de VS. Ze worden tegen wil en dank verhandeld. Emancipatie is in deze staten ver te zoeken.Verhaallijn Het boek gaat over twee zwarte zusjes uit een arme familie in het zuiden van de Verenigde Staten.Celie is getrouwd met een man die haar slaat en misbruikt. Shug Avery, een vriendin van Celie's man, leert Celie zelfrespect te hebben. Celie komt er plotseling achter dat haar zus Nettie nog steeds leeft. Ze gaan elkaar brieven schrijven. Celie wordt steeds zelfverzekerder en uiteindelijk wordt ze heel gelukkig. Ze krijgt meer zelfrespect.Mening Ik vind het op zich een heel mooi boek, alleen heel schokkend om te lezen hoe Celie wordt misbruikt, geslagen en geestelijk mishandeld. Ze krijgt steeds te horen hoe dom en lelijk ze wel niet is. Dit heeft een indoctrinerende werking op haar. Ik kan me er niet in vinden dat ze steeds daar blijft waar ze is, zoals bij haar vader en bij haar man. Ik snap niet dat ze op een gegeven moment niet weg loopt.Ik vond het ook heel aangrijpend dat Nettie, de zus van Celie op een gegeven moment weer door Celie's man het huis uitgezet wordt. Hij zegt dan het contact tussen de twee zussen te verbreken, dit doet hij in zekere zin ook door het onderscheppen van de brieven die Nettie naar Celie stuurt. Maar uiteindelijk komen ze toch wel weer bij elkaar, dat is zusterliefde.Bibliografie Optionele opdrachten Optionele opdracht 2 Aantal woorden: 250 Celie, Het is soms moeilijk om te leven je bent alleen beschadigd en vernederd Het is soms moeilijk om te leven als je een zus hebt van wie je houdt en van wie je niet mág houden Het is soms moeilijk om te leven als je pijn hebt verdriet hebt en niemand je troost het is soms moeilijk om te leven "¦ Dit gedicht geeft de situatie aan waarin Celie verkeerde. De moeilijke situatie, van minderwaardig behandeld worden en gescheiden worden van dat wat je vertrouwt. In dit geval haar zus Nettie.Het eerste vers wijst erop dat Celie er alleen voor staat en dat ze beschadigd is door de vernederingen die zij heeft ondervonden in haar bestaan.Het tweede vers gaat over het feit dat het moeilijk is om te leven met iemand van wie je houdt, maar van wie je, door omstandigheden niet kán houden. Het feit dat haar man Nettie het huis uitzet en alle contacten verbreekt, door onder andere Nettie's post voor Celie te onderscheppen. Ze kán niet haar liefde uiten ten opzichte van haar zus.Het derde vers geeft aan dat het moeilijk is om te leven als je pijn en verdriet hebt en...

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