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Caramelo, or, Puro Cuento Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part II Chapter 21-22 Summary

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Part II Chapter 21-22 Summary

The narrator shifts to talk about a time before she was born—a time when she was dirt and her Awful Grandmother and Little Grandfather were no more than Soledad and Narciso. Before the Awful Grandmother became awful, she was a little girl who lost her mother at an early age. She was born Soledad Reyes. Her parents were reboceros, or people who make Mexican shawls. Women across the republic paid good money to get their hands on one of the rebozos that Soledad's family made. Soledad's mother liked to experiment with the fringes of the rebozos and created one that nobody was able to replicate. One day she died without ever having finished it, and everyone agreed to leave it unfinished and not sell it. It was unfinished, just like her life. After Soledad's mother died, her father, Ambrosio...

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