The first time I heard the word “Africa” was from my Mum. We were sitting at the dinner table and I wouldn’t eat my peas. They smelled funny and there was no way she was going to convince me otherwise. She told me in a stern strong voice, “There are children starving in Africa you … Continue reading
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Shades of Domestic Violence in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s “Purple Hibiscus”
Disclosure: This page may contain affiliate links. Clicking through for additional information or to make a purchase may result in a small commission. Adichie’s novel “Purple Hibiscus” is like her other novels: a close look at family dynamics with a particular focus on women and the conflict of Nigerian traditions versus the influences of the … Continue reading
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