themes portrayed in purple hibiscus
There are several themes within the novel such as silence, oppression, corruption, and power
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)
freedom,oppresssion,alienation,love,change,religion,identity,hypocrisy....to name a few.