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themes portrayed in purple hibiscus

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themes portrayed in purple hibiscus

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freedom,oppresssion,alienation,love,change,religion,identity,hypocrisy....to name a few.

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Along with the theme of alienation, one could tie in the theme of loneliness. One could also debate whether or not this leads to a certain extent of mental health breakdown (as seen in Beatrice, the mother)

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There are several themes within the novel such as silence, oppression, corruption, and power

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