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The competition between the right of people was an hardily struggle for decades. From The Color Purple, Alice Walker portrayed a patriarchal society created by and for men. Within this system women struggle to obtain a voice. A good instance is that the protagonist, Celie, who in the commencement of her life experience sexual, psychological and physical abuse from her step-father and by her husband. As a consequence of this unequal method where women are believe nothing without a man, Celie develops a passive character only doing what men order. However, with the unconditional support of the women around her, she finally attain her liberation and independence. Because of this, her emancipation generate an opportunity to make her realize her individuality and inner strength. From the start of the novel it is show the patriarchal and misogynist society of which Celie is part. This harmful environment affect many aspects of her life. The initial system that's expose is the patriarchalism through her step-father, Alphonso, who is characterize as a mean, opprobrious and malicious old man. He's the first one who sexually abuse Celie. вЂњJust say You gonna do what your mammy wouldn't. First he put his thing up against my hip and sort of wiggle around. Then he grab hold my titties. Then he push his thing inside my pussy.вЂќ(1) Alphonso aggressively took away the virginity as well as her innocence since there weren't any familiar attachments with her. Moreover, aside from being a sexual abuse is also physiological seem he make her believes that is her duty to give him the satisfactions that her mother refuse to. What's more, Alphonso also damage Celie emotionally by taking away her children, Adam and Olivia as well as making her feel inferior compare.