Critique [of Implications for Survival: Coping Strategies of the Women in Alice Walker's Novels by Robbie Jean Walker]

Mary F. Sisney
1987 Explorations in ethnic studies : the journal of the National Association of Interdisciplinary Ethnic Studies  
independent, self assured individuals. Perhaps this is not so much a failing of the model as it is due to the powerfully dependent personas of the women. Each is portrayed essentially as victim. Although the particular life circumstances of each differs-in common-Margaret, Mem, and Celie live basically loveless lives; they're brutalized and neglected by their husbands, they are exploited by their environments,
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