Eva Luna Themes

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Fortitude

There are many examples of fortitude in the novel, the most obvious being Eva Luna herself. Born to an unmarried servant, Eva spends the first part of her life in the home of her mother, Consuelo's, employer. Eva is happy, secure in the love of her mother, creating a world of her own with her imagination. Life changes for Eva when her mother dies on her sixth Christmas. The loss is overwhelming, but Eva is still secure in her mother's love, able to call her on the memory of her mother when life gets too difficult.

Throughout her life, Eva overcomes many obstacles, always working to live, but also to help those around her. Though her life is difficult Eva never questions the lot she is dealt, she simply does what needs to be done and moves on. Eva's youth is sometimes underestimated by those around her, but...

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