Like Water For Chocolate Essay by Jesus Diaz - Diaz 1 Jesus Diaz Lovato\/Navarro English 2A 29 April 2018 Like Water For Chocolate Essay \u201cMy

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Diaz 1 Jesus Diaz Lovato/Navarro English 2A 29 April 2018 Like Water For Chocolate Essay “My grandmother had an interesting theory…each one of us is born with a box of matches inside us but we can’t strike them all by ourselves…we need oxygen and a candle to help…the oxygen would come from the breath of the person you love; the candle could be any kind of food, music, caress, word...as time goes by, until a new explosion comes along...the box of matches dampens, and not a single match will ever be lighted”(pg. 115-116). In the book, ‘Like Water for Chocolate’ which is written by Laura Esquivel, is about an amazing love story from the De La Garza family that the narrator got from her great-aunt Tita. This book is originally known from the Spanish translation “Cómo Agua Para Chocolate.” This statement refers to the recipe of making hot chocolate. The quote says that no one can stop themselves from lighting up their candles, basically no one can stop themselves from the heat and passion of the moment of love. The author uses magical realism to describe the character’s emotion, hot for passion and love and cold for depression and agony. Throughout the book, the characters, Tita and Pedro, start to feel a hot sensation that ignites when their eyes meet each others. Every time Pedro and Tita see each other, there was a huge connection between them and every time they come across each other there is some sort of physical heat that get them hot and passionate. “The heat that invaded her body was so real she
Diaz 2 was afraid she would start to bubble, her face, her stomach, her heart, her breasts - like batter, and her eyes and hastily crossed the room, to where Gertrudis was pedaling the player piano, playing a waltz called, “The Eyes of Youth”.” (pg. 16). This quote shows the heat that Tita feels

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