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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica - A Legion of Dark Angels Summary & Analysis

Judith Ortiz Cofer
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A Legion of Dark Angels Summary

Fidel Castro leads his revolutionary army out of the jungles to liberate Cuba. The family watches Castro's image on TV, and the father, who is from Puerto Rico, feels a brotherhood with the Cubans and blesses the image of the bearded hero. The mother weeps for all the men and boys who won't return.

A Legion of Dark Angels Analysis

At the time, Castro seems to be the salvation for Cuba. Latin people all over the world feel a sense of blessed relief that their savior has come. The men are triumphant in their machismo, and the women mourn for the sons and brothers who could be their own.

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