Josecarlos_Ruiz-English Lit

Josecarlos_Ruiz-English Lit - Ruiz 1 Josecarlos Ruiz...

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Ruiz – 1 Josecarlos Ruiz English 2342 Ms. Ruiz February 15, 2011 Goodbye, Don’t Go! What would it be like if Paula were to wake up? What if the words that her mother keeps composing in the story were to bring her sicken body and wondering mind back to life? What if? What if? The reader can only wonder this things, Paula was never awaken. This scrap from Isabel Allende takes the readers mind from Spain, to Chile, to Venezuela, and different lands in between. The words, the relation between the author and the characters, the purpose of the work itself is both beautiful and sobering to the core. The tale within a tale has different scenarios and time, I however will like to focus on the parts that show a story of hope and resignation, which undoubtedly makes the reader empathize with the authors’ emotions and hopes. Paula is dying and Isabel can’t stop it; Paula might already be lost to the corners of the space where memories reside and Isabel wont accepted; Paula is hanging on by the threat that is her mothers’ story, of how she and her family came about. All of
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