Aunty Ifeoma

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In my own life, I feel that sometimes I must abandon friendships, or projects that I put a lot of time and effort into maintaining; When these things just don’t work out, It can be devastating. This pales in comparison to the situation that Mama is faced with in Purple HIbiscus, and how she has to decide whether or not to leave the man that she loves the most her husband, or to stay with him at the risk of more violence towards her and her children. This relates to when Aunty Ifeoma says, “’This cannot go on, nwunye m,’ Aunty Ifeoma said. ‘When a house is on fire, you run out before the roof collapses on your head.’”(Aunt Ifeoma 213). Aunty Ifeoma cannot bring herself to understand why Mama would want to return to the house that has been “burning”
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