"Like Water for Chocolate" and "100 Years of Solitude"
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This paper presents a comparison of love triangles between Rosaura, Pedro and Tita in "Like Water for Chocolate" (Laura Esquivel) and Fernanda, Aureliano Segundo and Petra Cotes in "100 Years of Solitude" (Gabriel Garcia Marquez). The papers compares and contrasts wives' reactions to affairs, magical realism and the effects that loveless marriages have on children.
From the Paper:"Esperanza, the daughter of Pedro and Rosaura, rebels only to a small degree by falling in love with someone her mother does not approve of, as does Renata Remedios, daughter of Aureliano Segundo and Fernanda. The end results for Esperanza are incredibly positive and she is able to marry her love, while unfortunately the results of the relationship for Renata Remedios ends in pain and agony. Tita and Pedro help Esperanza by succeeding in defying the fate that Fernanda and tradition had in mind for Esperanza, by assisting her in getting married. Fernanda rejects Renata Remedios' love, and though a series of unfortunate events, her one chance at true love and happiness are destroyed by Fernanda's harsh and irrational actions."
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