1. Describe Frida's appearance, and the importance of her appearance, to Carlos Fuentes.
Fuentes describes Frida's as using a great deal of jewelry and a long dresses, as a disguise for her physical pain. He goes on to compare her physical pain to the "bloody rupture of history."
2. How does Fuentes characterize foreign invasions of Mexico?
Fuentes writes of foreign invasions of Mexico as "traumas," which are like Kahlo's physical pain, that "made the schism of the body of Mexico unbearable."
3. How does Fuentes compare the work of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo?
Fuentes writes that Diego Rivera paints "the cavalcade of Mexican history," and writes that "the internal equivalent of this bloody rupture of history is Frida's domain" in comparison.
4. In what ways does Fuentes write that Kahlo mirrors the Revolution in her art?
Fuentes writes that Frida mirrors the Revolution in her art through "suffering, destruction, bloodshed, mutilation, loss, but also in her images of humor, gaiety, alegria, that so distinguish her painful life."
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