Enchanted Air - Magical Travels, 1951-59 : “Other Journeys” — “Realidad / Reality” Summary & Analysis

Margarita Engle
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In “Other Journeys,” Engle notes that her father has to borrow money so the family can visit Cuba. It is only there that Engle feels at home with what she calls her second self.

In “Different,” Engle writes that she feels out of place even at school because she is skipped forward several grades and does not know anyone. The only place she feels at home is in her mind, where she writes poems and dreams of the farm in Cuba.

In “Horse Crazy,” because Engle lives in the city her parents will not allow her to take riding lessons. Engle daydreams about flying on the back of a horse.

In “Earthbound,” Engle compares the summers her family does not fly, like their road trip to Mexico, to an ostrich.

In “Mysteries,” in Mexico, Engle makes friends with...

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