Portrayal of Subaltern Literary Concept in Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple”


  • Moniza Ray S.P , Assistant Professor, Department of English Saveetha Engineering College Thandalam, Chennai, India.


Alice Walker is one of the most famous Afro-American women writers of our time and this is largely due to the novel“The Color Purple”, an epistolary novel which is one of the most notable women’s novel of 1980’s in which Walker delineates women in different ways deprived of their freedom, rights, happiness, and force to live their life by sacrificing their needs and desires for male domination society by bestowing their heads. Men believe women as their private property and with them they can do whatever they want. In the novel men holds superiority over women. Thus the present paper studies about the subaltern characters of Afro-American women’s destruction and inequality by the domination of male society.


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, M. R. S. (2019). Portrayal of Subaltern Literary Concept in Alice Walker’s “The Color Purple”. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 7(1), 9. Retrieved from https://ijellh.com/OJS/index.php/OJS/article/view/6287