The Kiss of the Spider Woman - Chapters 15-16 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 15. The chapter is entirely made up of a log of the surveillance following Molina after his release from prison. Molina meets with some family members and reaches out to the waiter, Gabriel, who seems disinterested in rekindling their friendship. Eventually, Molina uses a pay phone to contact Valentin’s comrades and arranges to meet them. When the police arrest Molina as he waits at the designated meeting place, a car driving by shoots and kills Molina; the report suggests this was an attempt on the part of the rebel forces to keep him from divulging important information under questioning.

Chapter 16. A conversation takes place between a prison doctor and Valentin, who has been recently tortured. The doctor gives him a shot of morphine; under the drug’s effects he slips into a dreamlike state where he encounters Marta. He admits that he feels at fault for...

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