Kind of Activity:
To analyze Purple Hibiscus from a feminist perspective
Common Core Standards:
Have students watch Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's TED talk, "We Should All Be Feminists." In addition to being informative and interesting, this talk was sampled in one of Beyonce's songs, Flawless: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg3umXU_qWc.
In particular, have students focus on these quotes:
(1) "I am angry. Gender as it functions today is a grave injustice. We should all be angry. Anger has a long history of bringing about positive change, but in addition to being angry, I’m also hopeful...
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