Discuss the title of the novel The Color Purple. What is the significance of the title?

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Celie is challenged to learn to accept herself and to love herself in the story of the novel. One thing that helps her achieve this end is a new perspective of God (which extends to a new perspective on life). 

Celie shifts her views regarding God when she and Shug have a conversation about how God does not have to be imagined as a man with a beard, but can be understood as existing...

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