A Salty Piece of Land - Chapter 41 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 41 Summary

"On the Back of a Crocodile"

Following Cleopatra's death, arrangements for her funeral are made. Cleopatra had already obtained a mahogany coffin and requested conch shells and dirt from Havana. She also wants to be buried with a small wooden toy box from her childhood and the signed baseball from El Cohete. The winds pick up and the coffin is lowered onto the dinghy and rowed to Cayo Loco where she is buried.

Chapter 41 Analysis

Chapter 41 is a short chapter that deals with Cleopatra's funeral arrangements. As she is buried, the winds pick up. There is no visible weather with the wind, which can be interpreted as Cleopatra's spirit traveling.

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