TITLE

MOTHER-DAUGHTER RELATIONSHIP IN LAURA ESQUIVEL'S COMO AGUA PARA CHOCOLATE

AUTHOR(S)
PEREZ, JEANINE LINO
PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Romance Notes;2009, Vol. 49 Issue 2, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Literary Criticism
ABSTRACT
A literary critique is presented of the Mexican novel "Como agua para chocolate: novela de entegras mensuales con recetas, amores y remedios caseros," by Laura Esquivel. The relationship between the character Tita and her mother, Mama Elena, is explored in terms of Tita's destiny and the love between the mother and daughter. Critic Karen Elias-Button's essay "The Muse as Medusa" is examined because she also considers mother-daughter relationships.
ACCESSION #
53954101

 

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