Related Topics

Flowering Judas Summary & Study Guide

This Study Guide consists of approximately 55 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Flowering Judas.
This section contains 694 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Flowering Judas Study Guide

A young American woman, Laura has come to Mexico City in the aftermath of the Mexican Revolution in order to work for the revolutionary cause, in support of a socialist regime. She is a schoolteacher and also acts as a go-between for the local revolutionary leader, Braggioni, and his adherents. Braggioni has a personal interest in the lovely but cold young woman and he pays her nightly visits, hoping to seduce her. As the story opens, Braggioni is in Laura's room, singing to her. It is the end of the day and Laura is tired, but she receives Braggioni's attention politely, not wishing to offend the powerful man.

There is little action in the story. The events are mostly internal, as Braggioni's terrible singing and bantering conversation triggers Laura's thoughts and emotions. Laura knows that Braggioni would like to seduce her and that she "must resist...

(read more)

This section contains 694 words
(approx. 2 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Flowering Judas Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Flowering Judas from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook