Purple Hibiscus - Relationships between father and sons

This Mindmap shows the different relationships between father and sons.

Father-Son relationships is one of the themes of the book.

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  • Created on: 10-11-12 16:00
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  • Relationships between father and sons
    • Jaja and Papa
      • Papa
        • Love sips burn tongue
          • Relationship burns
            • Love burns
          • Love burns
        • Forces perspective
      • Jaja
        • Rebellious
          • connection: each generation is rebelling against each other
            • Rebellious
              • Rebellious
                • connection: each generation is rebelling against each other
                  • Rebellious
          • Supplant Papa
          • Protecter
      • Papa and Father Benedict
        • Father Benedict
          • Priest, acts like a father to parishioners
            • Especially to Papa
      • Papa and God
        • Papa
          • Loves God
            • Yet acts like a God in his own home and is domineering towards his family
          • Appears Cod fearing
            • Yet acts like a God in his own home and is domineering towards his family
        • God
          • Papa has an ideal of God being a white God
      • Grandfather and Papa
        • Papa
          • Clearly admires grandfather
            • Visits him regularly
        • Grandfther
          • They are both quite similar in thinking
            • Papa
              • Clearly admires grandfather
                • Visits him regularly
            • Their relationship is much better than the one between Papa and Papa Nnukwu
              • Grandfather is an albino, he is with the missionaries, is a catholic and insists on speaking english
        • Papa Nnukwu and Ogbuefi Olioke
          • Papa Nnukwu
            • This shows his approval of Jaja
              • By comparing him with his father
                • Although we do not meet him in the novel his presence is noted by Papa Nnukwu in Jaja
              • We can see a better relationship between grandson and grandfather than father and son
          • Grandfather
            • Although we do not meet him in the novel his presence is noted by Papa Nnukwu in Jaja
        • Papa and Papa Nnukwu
          • Papa
            • Becomes religious
            • Embarrassed by culture (status)
              • Shows guidlines
          • Papa Nnukwu
            • Wisdom of old age
              • Respect
            • Traditionalist
              • Relaxed
                • Leads to papa being strict
                  • Shows guidlines
            • Lack of discipline
              • Relaxed
                • Leads to papa being strict
          • Ade Coker  and Baby son
            • Ade Coker
              • Although it is just a baby
                • Gurgles and laughs
              • Loves wife and children
              • A man who can have his own political views, be a catholic and still have a happy life with wife and children
            • Baby son
              • Gurgles and laughs
              • Shows affection
                • Is happy with father
          • Papa and Father Benedict
            • Father Benedict
              • Priest, acts like a father to parishioners
                • Especially to Papa
          • Grandfather and Papa
            • Grandfther
              • They are both quite similar in thinking
                • Their relationship is much better than the one between Papa and Papa Nnukwu
                  • Grandfather is an albino, he is with the missionaries, is a catholic and insists on speaking english
            • Jaja
              • Supplant Papa
              • Protecter
            • Wisdom of old age
              • Respect
            • Papa
              • Papa donates lots of money to church
                • Favorable with Father Benedict

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