Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento - Study Guide Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

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This chapter begins with the Grandmother on a rant of complaints that she does daily with her family. She swears she would rather have family here and have the trouble of cleaning and cooking and watching children etc. Yet she is tired, she is only made of flesh and bones and cannot handle it all on her own. She ends by telling Inocencio that family always comes first and that he is never to forget that. She complains even more once her two younger sons leave and her helper, Oralia threatens to quit. The Grandmother swears that she will find help for Oralia, but in the end she cannot trust anyone and tells Amparo, the washerwoman, to just have her daughter, Candelaria help. The Grandmother tells Candelaria that it is only temporary and to not get too used to living the higher life. She tells her she...

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