Symbolism of clothing in the novel
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Clothing is an important idea regarding the theme of identity. The clothes people wear usually foreshadow the role they are about to take on. For example, Celie’s choice of a "blue" dress represents her life as slave for Mr. _______. Later, Nettie is forced to wear Corrine’s old clothes and this is portentous of her marriage to Samuel.