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The Stories of Eva Luna is comprised of many short stories that are being told by the main character of the book. Research other authors who have been known to use this style of storytelling and compare one of their works to Allende's collection.

Allende is well known for using the techniques of Latin-American magical realism in her stories, although this story is not a good example. Research the ideas and techniques of magical realism, then create a one-page plot summary for a different version of the story that incorporates these techniques.

Research life in a Latin-American village in the late 1980s, at the time when Allende wrote the story. What are the similarities between this real village and Agua Santa, Allende's fictional town in the story? What are the differences?

Research the history of feminism in the twentieth century, including the...

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