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The Law of Love Themes

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Themes

Meaning of Life

The meaning of life in The Law of Love involves a search for universal harmony and peace, which becomes Azucena's quest. In order to achieve harmony, individuals must open their hearts to Divine Love, which, Anacreonte explains, is "infi- nite. It is everywhere and entirely within reach at every moment." By the end of the novel, Azucena helps the inhabitants of Mexico City regain this peace: "The eyes of all present were able to look deep into the eyes of any other, without apprehension. No barrier existed. The other person was oneself. For a moment, all hearts harbored Divine Love equally. Everyone felt part of a whole. Like a mighty hurricane, love erased every vestige of rancor, of hatred."

Flesh vs. Spirit

Esquivel defines the Law of Love, which becomes the impetus in the novel for universal peace, as a fusion of the flesh and the...

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