like water for chocolate major works.docx - Kalin Nguyen English IV Major Works Data Sheet Like Water for Chocolate Title Like Water For Chocolate

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Kalin Nguyen English IV Major Works Data Sheet: Like Water for Chocolate Title : Like Water For Chocolate Author : Laura Esquivel Date of Publication : 1989 Genre : Fiction novel Historical Information : This story follows Tita de la Garza and her cooking. The story takes place in the middle of the Mexican Revolution. There are patriarchy and it affects the woman in the story. Biographical Information about the Author: Laura Esquivel was born in September 30, 1950 in Mexico. She is a writer, screenwriter, and a politician. She serves in the Camber of Deputies for the Morena Party. Her father passed away in 1999 which influenced one of her books. Characteristics of the Genre: Fictional romance novel, Tragedy Plot Summary: In the 20th century, at a ranch somewhere far off in Mexico. The story follows Tita De la Garza, who is treated unfairly. She is always cooking for people and expressing her emotions in her food. Her mom is a tyrant and her true love gets married to someone else. Identify the Author’s Style: The author starts the book with first person and then changes to third person. At the beginning of each chapter, there is a recipe and that’s how they would start each chapter, relating to each food. Provide an example that demonstrates the style:
“Take care to chop the onion fine. To keep from crying when you chip is (which is so annoying!),

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