themes portrayed in purple hibiscus

tempy | Student

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

elliottsmith1969 | Student

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)

fifiee | Student

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