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A life in writing: Twenty-five years ago, Alice Walker's Pulitzer prizewinning The Color Purple transformed African-American literature. It also changed her life - for better and worse.
Alice Walker: “Everyday Use” Born in 1944. From Eatonton, Georgia. Parents were sharecroppers. 8 years old when the Supreme Court ruled “Separate but Equal” was unconstitutional. In college during Civil Rights Movement “Everyday Use” Setting: Rural South. Video.
Alice Malsenior Tallulah-Kate Walker (born February 9, 1944) is an American novelist, short story writer, poet, and social activist.In 1982, she wrote the novel The Color Purple, for which she won the National Book Award for hardcover fiction, and the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. She also wrote the novels Meridian (1976) and The Third Life of Grange Copeland (1970).
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EVERYDAY USE 151 ALICE WALKER ON WRITING 155 CRITICS ON “EVERYDAY USE” 156 12 Stories for Further Reading 157 POETRY Poems Arranged by Subject and Theme 199 Poems for Further Reading, Arranged by Elements 217 Poems Students Like Most 223 13 Reading a Poem 225 LYRIC POETRY 225 NARRATIVE POETRY 228.