Purple Hibiscus

Context:

The Britsh Museum: The Wealth of Africa

TED Talks: Chimamanda Adichie, The Danger of a Single Story

Literary Analysis of Purple Hibiscus

BBC: General Sani Abacha, Key Moments in the late dictator’s life

Post Colonial Web: Chinua Achebe

The Guardian: ‘We spoke English to set ourselves apart’ 

Pre-Colonial Nigeria

Post-Colonial Nigeria

 

Studying Purple Hibiscus:

Critical Responses to Purple Hibiscus

Exemplar: How are themes of colonialism, freedom and tyranny presented in the opening chapters of ‘Purple Hibiscus’?

Postcolonial.org: Vol 5 no. 1

Audrey Peters: ‘Issues of Personal and National Identity in Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus, Peters, A. The Allen Review(2012)

(Selections from): ‘Language and Ideology in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus.’ Lawal M. Olusola, L.M. Lawal,F.A. IOSR Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (2013)

Nigeria’s Literary Traditions

Themes and Threads in ‘Purple Hibiscus’

‘Purple Hibiscus and the Paradoxes of Postcolonial Redemption’ Cynthia Wallace

 

Exemplar Essays:

How are themes of colonialism, freedom and tyranny presented in the opening chapters of Purple Hibiscus

How does Adichie present Papa Eugene’s relationships in Purple Hibiscus

 

Key Words and Glossaries:

Catholic and Igbo Glossary

Key Word Lists for Purple Hibiscus

Quizlet

 

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