The Color Purple

by: Alice Walker

Letters 22–33

1

Well, say Mr. _____ and turn full face on his daddy, All Shug Avery children got the same daddy. I vouch for that.

2

The worst part is I don’t think he notice . . . Heartfeeling don’t even seem to enter into it. She snort. The fact he can do it like that make me want to kill him.

3

It all about some no count man doing her wrong, again. But I don’t listen to that part. I look at her and hum along a little with the tune. First time somebody made something and name it after me.