Like Water for Chocolate1

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Like Water for Chocolate Like Water for Chocolate was published in 1989 and in 1990 became a number one bestseller in Mexico. It was written by Laura Esquivel. This novel is separated into twelve chapters, one for each month of the year. Each chapter begins with the careful instructions to one of the protagonistís recipes. In this novel the mother, Mama Elena, is a person who is filled with anger because her parents did not allowed …

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…daughters and treated them. Many years after Mama Elena died, so did Rosaura. Tita had been having an affair with Pedro for about twenty years at the time. Rosaura had known and was fine with it. Tita had helped Pedro and Rosaura raise Esperanza. When Rosaura had died, Pedro and Tita were able to finally be together. After years and years of waiting they no longer had to worry about Mama Elena or any tradition.