"Like Water For Chocolate" Book Review by hicaliber

"Like Water For Chocolate"
An analysis of the book "Like Water for Chocolate" by Laura Esquivel.
# 93078 | 1,322 words | 1 source | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Mar 08, 2007 in English (Analysis) , Literature (Spanish) , Latin-American Studies (General)

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The paper analyzes how, in Laura Esquivel's novel "Like Water for Chocolate", the importance of food, tradition, and family loyalty are dominant motifs. The paper further explores how the author's development of these ideas makes it clear that it is not only the family in the novel that is affected by food and tradition; it is an indicator of the Mexican culture in which they live. The paper further analyzes the character of Tita and her connection to her Mexican heritage.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Esquivel, Laura. Like Water for Chocolate. New York: Doubleday, 1989.

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