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Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento Summary
Sandra Cisneros

Everything you need to understand or teach Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros.

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Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento Summary

Plot Summary

Caramelo is the story of Celaya's life and family and the different stories that made her life the way it was. A story in her family can be completely false, true, or something in between. The point is that it doesn't matter whether the story is true or not, rather it matters what it adds to the family. If a story adds honor to the family, it is tossed around from person to person, ear to ear, even if it is false. If a true story that would only harm the family's name surfaces, the family does all it can to limit its audience, blaming others that weren't even involved and trying to keep it under raps. The humor in all of this is that most of the family members know the truth behind every fabricated story, yet they spread the fake one as well solely for the...

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