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Like Water for Chocolate ch. Notes 1-4 Chapter 1 We get our first recipe in the novel, christmas sausage rolls The narrator explains how she cries whenever she chops the onion, just like her great- aunt Tita used to. Narrator tells the story of Tita’s life, beginning with her birth. Even in her mother’s womb, Tita cried so fiercely when her mother chopped onion that she magically sent her mother into early labor. She was born on the kitchen table, Tita’s tears continued, flooding the kitchen floor. The narrator explains that Tita loved cooking from an early age because of her great relationship with Nacha. Tita sees the kitchen as “her world,” her sisters, Gertrudis and Rosaura, on the other hand see cooking as dangerous. Pedro surprises Tita and Mama Elena by showing up at their ranch with his father, Don Pascual. He asks Mama Elena for her permission to marry Tita, but Mama Elena says Tita isn’t available. She offers to let him marry her oldest daughter, Rosaura instead. Chencha, the maid, goes into the kitchen and angrily tells Tita and Nacha about Pedro’s proposal and Mama Elena’s offer. Chapter 2 Pedro and Rosaura’s wedding is coming up very soon It's a big day in the De la Garza house and Tita and Nacha are making the cake for Rosaura and Pedro's wedding. As if that task weren't difficult enough, Tita also has to castrate and prepare 200 roosters for the guests. Talk about torture... Tita gets emotional (understandably) while (gulp) pulling out the roosters' testicles. Mama E is not sympathetic to her daughter's plight—in a rage she gives "Tita a tremendous slap that left her rolling in the dirt [...]"

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