Pedro Paramo Summary
Juan Rulfo

Everything you need to understand or teach Pedro Paramo by Juan Rulfo.

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  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
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Pedro Paramo Summary

Pedro Páramo's estranged son, Juan Preciado, comes to find his father after his mother's death, but instead he finds only a town deserted except for its ghosts. Through a complex narrative told from multiple points of view, which skips forward and backward in time, author Juan Rulfo explores the life of don Pedro, a man who is both a villain and a tragic figure.

The novel opens as Juan Preciado...

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