Type
Word Search
Description

missionary
shug
activist
adam
aunt
bud
celie
civil rights
education
folkspants
free space
harpo
jail
jane
nettie
novelist
once
poet
sent by earth
tashi
telegram
tennessee
the color purple
warrior marks

The Color Purple Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What continent does Nettie go to? Africa
Celie first experiences with love with ____. Nettie
Name of Celie's daughter. Olivia
Name of Celie's son. Adam
Sophia becomes a maid to _____ MissMillie
What surprise does Shug bring back for Christmas? Husband
Shug's family was expecting her to bring back a _____ Car
Sophia goes to jail for _____ years Eight
Celie's letters tell the story of ____ years of her life twenty
Celie wants to kill Mr. _ with his ____. Razor
Celie starts her own business making _____ Pants
Mr.__'s house is in _____ Georgia
Shug's father is a _____ Pastor
The Color Purple is written in a series of ______. Letters
Who tells Harpo to hit Sophia? Celie
How many letters are addressed to God? Fiftysix
How many letters are addressed to Nettie? Fourteen
What is the name of Harpo's restaurant? TheJukeJoint
Who takes in Nettie after she leaves Mr.? Samuel
Who is Shug's husband? Grady

The Color Purple Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

raped by stepfather and children taken from her Celie
who Mr____ initially wanted to marry nettie
Mr____'s first name Albert
Mr____'s lover at first but then becomes friends with Celie and eventually becoming her lover Shug
tries to abuse his wife to show dominance but fails because his wife is strong and independent harpo
Celie's sister travels to this continent and thinks it is magical africa
main setting of the book, the state that Celie and Mr____ live in georgia
the book is composed of _____ from Celie to God and from Nettie to Celie letters
strong and independent woman that does not accept mistreatment from anyone especially her husband sofia
mulatto woman that Harpo has a relationship with after Sofia leaves him squeak
Sofia's boyfriend after she leaves Harpo prizefighter
was believed to be Celie's and Nettie's biological father until Nettie learned he was not. Abused and raped Celie alphonso
the minister that adopts Celie's biological children and ends up marrying Celie's sister samuel
falls in love with and eventually marries Tashi adam
Olinka village girl who undergoes the african traditions of facial scarring and genital mutilation tashi
racist wife of the mayor. She asks Sofia to be her maid but sofia refuses. Later Sofia is forced to become her maid. miss millie
Shug's husband that begins an affair with Squeak grady
Sofia's reply to the mayor's wife request that she be here maid hell no
the amount of years Sofia was sentenced for jail for defying the mayor and his wife twelve
is the biggest struggle for the black characters in this book racism
the biggest struggle for the women in this novel sexism
the age of Celie fourteen

The Color Purple Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Main Character Celie
Main Antagonist Albert
Took Celie's voice away Pa
Sister Nettie
Another word for Mother Mammy
Mr.'s Son Harpo
His wife Sophia
Queen Honeybee
Who Mr wanted to marry Shug Avery
Another word for can't be bothered Trifling
Celie's Daughter Olivia
What Harpo Builds JukeJoint
What Celie calls Sophia Amazon
Another word for pregnant Big
sort of Sqeamish

The Color Purle Puzzle Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

What age does Celie get marred? Fourteen
Who did Albert have an affair with? Shug Avery
Who did Nettie end up marrying? Samuel
What was Shug Avery's father's job? Preacher
How did Celie and Nettie's father die? Lynches
Albert hid Celie's letters out of _________. Jealously
What surprise does Shug Avery bring home for Christmas? A Husband
"I am ________ years old." Fourteen
What is Celie's daughters name? Olivia
"The lady you met in town was _______." Corrine
_______ never respected Celie. Men
Celie's son was named __________. Tashi
After Celie left Mr. ________, she was able to find her ___________. Dignity
"I think it pisses __________ off if you walk by the color purple in a field and doon't notice it." God
The Olinka people restrict _________ from doing work that is made for men. Women

THE Color Purple Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Celie's younger sister. Nettie
This person is Celie's husband and he abuse her for several years. Mister
A blue's singer who appeared as Mister mistress Shug Avery
He is Mister oldest son. Harpo
She went to jail for 12 year for hit the mayor. Sofia
He is Celie's and Nettie stepfather. Alphonso
He adopted Celie's children Samuel
He is one of celie children Adam
She is one of Celie children. Olivia
She is Samuel's wife that died. Corrine
Sofia work for her as a maid. Miss Millie
He is Shug Avery Husband. Grady
She is the mayor's daughter. Eleanor Jane
Harpo lover after sofia leave him. Squeak
Name of the Club Harpo built. JukeJoint
What wrote The Color Purple? Alice Walker
Who was the only protagonist? Celie
Where did the book take place? Georgia
What was celie favorite color? Purple
Celie was______ several times? Abuses

The Color Purple Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

In Celie’s case, not something that happens for love, but because Pa forces her into it with Mr. ___ Marriage
The woman who Mr. ___ , Celie’s husband, and Celie herself really love Shug Avery
The physical abuse that Mr. ___ inflicts upon Celie beating
“They won’t let me see my children. They won’t let me see no mens. Well after five years they let me see you once a year. I’m a slave, she say” (Walker 103). Slavery
Something that Shug and Squeak do at Harpo’s SINGING
Celie’s little sister Nettie
Nettie writes these to Celie, but Mr. ___ hides them from her. Letters
Runs rampant through the South; discrimination Racism
This is what Nettie, Corinne, and Samuel are in Africa to the Olinka people missionary
Celie makes these when she moves to Memphis to make a living pants
At the core of all of relationships and actions; even though all parts of it don’t like each other and aren’t related by blood, they still take care of each other family
This is what happens to Celie by Pa, whose real name is Alphonso and he is not her actual father, and it is because of this that she has two children (Adam and Olivia, who belong to Samuel and Corinne) Rape
This is where Celie, Shug, Squeak and Grady go after Celie and Shug find the letters from Nettie that Mr. ___ has been hiding. Memphis
The color of Shug’s dress that Celie makes into part of quilt; Celie is fascinated by this dress and thinks the dress is beautiful as well as Shug and everything she does. Yellow
The thing that Celie and Shug feel towards each other; Celie and Mr. ___ both feel this towards Shug love

The Color Purple Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

MISSIONARIES
RAPE
AMEN
FIGHT
SOFIA
SEXISM
RACIALINEQUALIY
SHUGAVERY
DEARGOD
MARYAGNES
CELIE
HARPOSJUKEJOINT

The Color Purple Crossword Puzle

Type
Crossword
Description

What does Shug Avery travel the world to do? Sing
What does Corrine die of? Africanfever
What does Celie start a business selling? pants
What does Harpo call Mary Agnes? Squeak
What job does Nettie have in Africa? missionary
What are dark-skins called in Africa? blueblack
Who hides letters from Celie? Albert
What do the Olinkas worship? roofleaf
What is the name of Celies son? Adam
Who does Adam marry? Tashi

The Color Purple Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Who is Sofia's husband? Harpor
Who is the protagonists, which is also the narrator of the story? Celie
Who is Celie's younger sister? Nettie
What is Mr. _______ first name? Albert
Who is the Blues singer who eventually becomes Mr. ________'s mistress Shug
Who is the large, fierce and independent woman that befriends Celie and marry's Harpo Sofia
Who is Harpo's lover after Sofia leaves him? Squeak
Who is Celie and Nettie's Stepfather? Alphonso
Who is Celie and Alphonso's biological daughter? Olivia
Who is the mayor's daughter? Eleanor
Who is Shug's husband? Grady
Who urges Celie to stand up for herself and defy Mr. ________'s abuses? Kate
Who is the wife of the Mayor of the town that Celie lives in? Millie
Who befriends Olivia and marries Adam? Tashi
Who is Celie and Alphonso's biological son? Adam
Who adopt's Celie's biological children, Olivia and Adam? Samuel
Who is Samuel's wife? Corrine
What state does the movie/book take place in? Georgia
After Sofia stands up for herself where is she sent? Jail
Where does shug see her father and makes peace afterwards? Church

The Color Puple Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

preacher
sister celie
starring
church
sick
Shug Avery
denial
upset
troubled
sofia
sleeping
beat
Harpo
Celie
Nettie