‘The Colour Purple’ is a novel by an American novelist, short story writer, poet and social activist Alice Walker who wrote it in 1982 and won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for it.
The novel deals with the pathetic condition of a very poor, black oppressed woman in the 20th century. It is a social criticism criticizing the way in which women were being treated. The novel is an effort of bridging the gap between Africa and America.
The following is a memory map of this novel: