Waiting for Snow in Havana - Confessions of a Cuban Boy - Chapter 22 Summary & Analysis

Carlos Eire
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Chapter 22 Summary

The Cuban people are still unaware of how destructive Fidel would be. Carlos' mother watches Fidel's first speech where doves are released and says it must be a sign. Louis XVI sees more than she does. He sees that the birds defecate on Fidel and knows that this is the real sign. As for Carlos, he is just fascinated with bullets that can be acquired from guys wearing fatigues. He is also busy falling in love with Marilyn Monroe, Kim Novak, and Eva Marie Saint. He knows that there are people being shot at on the wall, but isn't too concerned. He is 8, and his world is still the same. Only his father knows, even then, that something is horribly wrong.

Chapter 22 Analysis

The bullets are symbolic of the mass killing that is going on, but Carlos and his friends can see only their shiny beauty. The...

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