English, Purple Hibiscus Quotes
Terms in this set (10)
Hibiscus quote (symbolism)
"Jaja's defiance seemed to me now like Aunty Ifeoma's experimental purple hibiscuses: rare, fragrant with the undertones of freedom"
Figurine quote #2 (symbolism)
"I used to wonder why she polished them each time I heard sounds from their room, like something being banged against the door."
The color red (symbolism)
"The black type blurred, [...] then changed to a bright red, the red of fresh blood [...] flowing from Mama...."
Eugene and religion (relationship)
"You should strive for perfection. You should not see sin and walk right into it,' [...] He poured hot water on my feet, slowly"
Eugene and his family (relationship)
"I took a deep breath and held it. Papa had always kept the keys to our rooms. 'What?' Papa asked."
Eugene and his father (relationship)
"I had examined him that day, [...] for signs of difference, of Godlessness. I didn't see any [but there] had to be"
jaja and room key
"'Papa, may I have the key to my room, please?' Jaja asked, setting his fork down. We were halfway through dinner. I took a deep breath and held it.
jaja and silence
"Jaja and I smiled and said nothing. 'They are always so quiet,' he said, turning to Papa."
jaja not caring about papa-nnukwu
"'I don't know.' Jaja's tone made me turn and stare at him. His brows were not knotted in worry, as I was sure mine were."
who wrote PH
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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