The Question and Answer section for Purple Hibiscus is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Lipstick is a symbol of femininity..... becoming a woman and sexual awareness.
Papa broke a table over Mama’s stomach causing another miscarriage.
I might consider Papa Nnukwu a flat character. He is an abusive authoritarian who demands perfection and devout religious belief. We do not see more depth into his character.