Dreaming in Cuban - Ordinary Seductions: Celia's Letters: 1935 - 1940 Summary & Analysis

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Ordinary Seductions: Celia's Letters: 1935 - 1940 Summary

Celia writes Gustavo about what is happening in her life; the poor treatment from in-laws; the pregnancy, and the fact that she will come find Gustavo if she births a boy. Celia feels Jorge betrayed her by putting her in the asylum.

She believes the hospital murdered a woman who befriended her there. Out of the asylum, she vacations with her family. Her last letter of this era to Gustavo says Jorge was in a terrible accident and she races to take the girls to see him, also realizing she cares for him.

Ordinary Seductions: Celia's Letters: 1935 - 1940 Analysis

According to Celia, Lourdes is created in her womb amidst an environment of hatred and "poison." It is little wonder, then, that Celia would want nothing to do with her daughter once she is born and...

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