The Question and Answer section for The Color Purple is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Celie was made stronger by her ability to creatively express herself, her belief in God, and the ability to tell her own story.
I read this a long time ago but I thought it was Nettie that went to Africa. Nettie writes to Celie. Are you referring to Nettie's letters?
This is actually a pretty involved topic. We must consider several types of culture. There is the culture of the south, the culture of black women in the south, African culture....This is only a short answer forum but you might want to check out...