Like Water for Chocolate Translation - Vincent DePinto Spanish IV H Translation Strategy for reading In reading the passage note the following Narrative

Like Water for Chocolate Translation - Vincent DePinto...

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Vincent DePinto 2/28/12 Spanish IV H Translation Strategy for reading In reading the passage, note the following: • Narrative- What person is writing? What is the relationship between the narrator and protagonist? • Symbolism- In the novel Like Water for Chocolate, the food has a literal and symbolic meaning. And also in your life, think about your own attitudes and those of your family about food. • Magical realism- Have you found the magic realism in the works of Jorge Luis Borges and Gabriel García Márquez read them. Pay attention to how it presents Laura Esquivel. Biography: Laura Esquivel was born in 1950 in Mexico City. Like Water for Chocolate, her first novel, enjoyed an instant popularity. The novel is divided into twelve parts corresponding to the months of the year. Each month features a recipe related to what happens in the chapter. Like Water for Chocolate At the beginning of the narrative, the narrator is cooking and says she cries and cries

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