Next Alice Walker Biography. Sofia had no chance in such a setting. She wants a partnership relationship in their marriage, not a master-servant relationship. Although Sofia survives severe beatings during her imprisonment, she pays much too much for being herself, and in the process, she loses much of her strength and dignity. After Celie advises her stepson Harpo to beat Sofia into submission, Sofia confronts her. Sofia is strong, fierce, and daring to a fault. In summary, Sofia is not tragic as much as she is symbolic of a woman who had the courage to fight against known odds.
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The Color Purple
After Celie advises her stepson Harpo to beat Sofia into submission, Sofia confronts her. Removing book from your Reading List will also remove any bookmarked pages associated with this title. She simply wasn't suited for it by her very nature.