Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Summary & Analysis


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The novel's title, Purple Hibiscus, reinforces which of the following themes:

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1. Purple Hibiscus is a postcolonial novel, which depicts the imperialist regime in this country:

2. Purple Hibiscus uses this formal device:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will test your knowledge of the plot and character interactions in the text Purple Hibiscus. You must also have knowledge of some of the literary elements present.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge assessed regarding Purple Hibiscus includes:

  • What happens to Kambili's father
  • Which imperialist regime is depicted in the text
  • Themes supported by the title

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the devices used in Purple Hibiscus
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Purple Hibiscus
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about whose authority the protagonist of the novel questions

Additional Learning

The lesson Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: Summary & Analysis will increase your understanding of this text. The following objectives will be covered:

  • Review the roles of the various characters
  • Know what happens in the plot of the novel
  • Understand the themes expressed