Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Carlos Eire
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Chapter 6 Summary

Eire begins this chapter talking about a recurring dream of his childhood. In this dream, Jesus appears at the window as the family eats dinner. He just stares and stares as Carlos' family continues to eat unaware of His presence. He torments Carlos with his eyes and then suddenly disappears.

In this dream, Carlos sits in his father's usual chair, but when he is awake, he sits facing the other window, the window that faces Chachi's house. Chachi is the girl who lives next door and wears lipstick at the age of 6. Carlos' elders chide him relentlessly about how he is going to marry Chachi one day, and because of this, he comes to abhor her.

Once, when Carlos attends a party at Chachi's grandparents' house, and he plays with Chachi's cousins, Jorge and Julio, who are younger than Carlos. They start drinking champagne because the glasses...

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