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Presentation for english 1102 alice walker

  1. 1. Alice Walker A Womanist’s view<br />
  2. 2. Who she is<br />Poet<br />Short story writer<br />Novelist<br />Essayist<br />Anthologist<br />Teacher<br />Editor <br />Publisher <br />Womanist and activist<br />
  3. 3. Where she came from<br />Alice Malsenior Walker was born on February 9, 1944, in a loving home in Eatonton, Georgia. <br />Her Parents are Willie Lee Walker and Minnie Lou Tallulah Grant Walker (Photo)<br />Walker enrolled at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1961, where she became involved in the civil rights movement. <br />Walker transferred to Sarah Lawrence College in 1964, where she made the commitment to become a writer!<br />
  4. 4. Walker’s Themes<br />Freedom and<br /> individual expression <br />Suicide<br />Spirituality <br />Love <br />Ecology <br />Civil rights<br />
  5. 5. Some of her Poems<br />“The world reaches us”<br />“The answer is: Live Happily” <br />“She”<br />“The Ways of Water”<br />“If I was President”<br />“Don’t be like those who ask for everything”<br />
  6. 6. Some of her books<br />“Why War Is Never A Good Idea”<br />“The Color Purple”<br />“Meridian”<br />“You Can’t Keep A Good Woman Down”<br />“Temple Of My Familiar”<br />
  7. 7. Claim to Fame<br />“The Color Purple”<br />Alice Walker won the Pulitzer prize for fiction and the National Book Award for her <br />“The Color Purple”, now a classic of American literature.<br />
  8. 8. Alice Walker Today<br />At 66, Walker shows no signs of slowing down. She added two books in 2010<br /> “Overcoming Speechlessness”: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo and Palestine/Israel<br /> “Hard Times Require Furious Dancing”: A poetry collection<br />
  9. 9. End<br />Walkers powerful voice and her passionate belief in humanity and the need to protect and restore the world, has served an integral role in the civil rights and women’s movements!<br />

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