Dreaming in Cuban Topics for Discussion

Cristina Garcia
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What impact does the Cuban Revolution have on the women in the novel? In particular, how does the Cuban Revolution affect the physical distance between family members and how does belief for or against the Revolution's principles affect the family?

Celia writes letters to Gustavo throughout the novel. What role do these letters play and why does Celia continue to write him long after seeing him?

Explain the role that the Yoruban religion and its santeras play in the novel, including some of the rites explained in different chapters.

Define Celia's political beliefs in relation to Lourdes' political beliefs and how this influences their relationship.

What motivates Felicia's actions and how does this affect her life overall?

Pick three characters and discuss the role that an unfulfilled desire plays in their lives.

What is the significant betrayal that Celia foresees in the end of...

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