Enrique's Journey - Chapter 7 Summary & Analysis

Sonia Nazario
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Enrique and Lourdes continue clashing. He tells her money wasn't a substitute for a mother's love. He's angry that she left him with his father while Belky went to Lourdes' family. He's angry that Belky got to finish school and he had to begin working at 10 years old. Lourdes says her sister specifically asked for money towards Belky's schooling while Enrique got more material things. She says Enrique's father and his family are just as guilty, as they had equal responsibility. She tells Enrique he didn't want to study and that's his own fault.

Lourdes' mother couldn't provide for her children and Lourdes had to begin working at a young age. She also didn't finish school, but Lourdes says she respects her mother for all she did.

Enrique begins drinking more and spending too much money. Lourdes tells him not to drink and drive...

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