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The Purple HibiscusInChimamanda's novel, the “Purple Hibiscus” the author portrays the physical andinternal maturity and growth of the protagonist Kambili and her brother, Jaja. While,demonstrating the themes of silence resulting from domestic violence, the inequality inpower, the children gaining voice and the destructive influence of religion.As, I read this book, I felt that religion was a major motif. Papa and Father Armadi werecharacter foils; they had very little similarities between one another, though both werepeople of religion. Papa was exceedingly strict towards religion while Father Armadiseemed almost liberal.The fact that Papa used religion to reason the verbal and physical abuse to his familyabsolutely shocked and appalled me. While also making me be more thankful for my
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