Questions tagged [purple-hibiscus]

Questions related to Purple Hibiscus (2003), Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's first novel. Use this tag with the [chimamanda-ngozi-adichie] tag.

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Purple Hibiscus: The death of Eugene

How was Kambili affected by her father's death? I understand that she was the only one in the household who was able to love and see pass the image of a violent father but she was also physically and ...
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Why did Mama put the poison in his tea?

In the novel Purple Hibiscus, Mama kills Papa by putting poison in the tea that he shared with his children, which is not lost on Kambilli. “Why did you put it in his tea?” I asked Mama, rising. My ...