Dreaming in Cuban - Ordinary Seductions: Celia's Letters: 1942 - 1949 Summary & Analysis

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Ordinary Seductions: Celia's Letters: 1942 - 1949 Summary

Celia continues writing to Gustavo but only out of habit. Celia is worried about her piano after a tidal wave and vows to play Debussy. Celia's son is born with a caul, which is a sign of good luck. She thinks that her son will look like her father when he grows up, so she names him after her father. She tells Gustavo that Jorge says her smile frightens him. She is now practicing the smiles of her youth to fix the problem. She is reading the plays of Moliere and wonders what separates suffering from imagination?

Ordinary Seductions: Celia's Letters: 1942 - 1949 Analysis

Throughout these letters, Celia's reflection on her then-current situation is shown clearly. She questions why pieces of land are arbitrarily being given up and delegated to different political hands. She says that...

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