The Question and Answer section for Purple Hibiscus is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Many strong themes emerge from a reading of Purple Hibiscus. These include:
The dangers inherent in religious zeal
Money and social position do not equal happiness
Corruption in a society struggling for political stability
The difficulties of...
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Ifeoma is is Kambili's aunt. She is a widow with three children, a devout Catholic, and a teacher at the University.