Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento - Chapters 11-15 Summary & Analysis

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Chapters 11-15 Summary

Celaya's father tells the Awful Grandmother that he wants to buy a silk rebozo for Celaya, and she tells him he is crazy for wanting to buy such a prized possession for a small girl. It is absurd because the rebozo is no longer used by the younger generations, especially if they are living in the U.S. where their culture is stripped. She then says that even if he is lucky enough to find one, he should just give it to Awful Grandmother because she knows the worth of a silk rebozo, and the little girl does not.

The Grandmother arranges for Inocencio's friends to come by the house to celebrate his birthday with him and to enjoy her mole, a complex spice and pork dish. Everyone was abnormally loud to Celaya, and they all joke at her expense, something not uncommon for any...

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