Non-Western Literature

Reading Journals for Esquivel


click on the journal question that intrigues you the most.
This will pull up a form for you to fill out responding to that journal.
  1. Explain why Mama Elena insists as she does on the tradition of Tita being her servant. Why wouldn't she want her daughter to be happy?answer

  2. Compare and contrast the role of women and their importance in Latin culture according to this novel and Chronicle of a Death Foretold.answer

  3. Explain the importance of Gertrudis in this novel in terms of its themes and issues.answer

  4. Explain why Tita doesn't marry John. After all, she herself admits that it would be a nice marriage, and John obviously loves her.answer