2015
DOI: 10.17265/2159-5836/2015.06.007
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Ibeku Ijeoma Ann

Abstract: Adichie's Purple Hibiscus is a feminist work that challenges the dehumanizing tendencies of the menfolk as evident in the character of Mama (Beatrice Achike) who eventually exposed the African conception of an ideal woman who keeps dumb even in the face of humiliation, victimization, and brutality so as to be perceived as a good woman. We will make a resounding case to portray that Achike belongs to the category of liberal feminism.However, as events unfolds, she was forced by situations beyond her control to…

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