In order to understand a nanative such as Purple Hibiscus to its fulI capacity, the relationship it has to the culture it comes from must be recognized. Narratives have the capacity to reflect the culture from which they are derived, as well as repair and transform that culture.
"The Power of Narratives: Purple Hibiscus and Nigerian Culture,"
Augsburg Honors Review: Vol. 3
, Article 7.
Available at: https://idun.augsburg.edu/honors_review/vol3/iss1/7