Like Water for Chocolate - Chapter 8, August, Champandongo Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 8, August, Champandongo Summary

Tita is crying over onions, as usual. Tita is furiously working in the kitchen, because tonight, John is coming to ask for her hand in marriage. Tita is frantic, because she likes to take much time preparing the meals for special occasions, but she is also caring for Rosauro's baby girl. Rosauro had complications during the delivery and had surgery, so she is unable to properly care for the child. The baby, therefore, spends all day with Tita in the warmth of the kitchen.

Rosaura wants the child with her in her bedroom to sleep, but the baby will not stop crying, so Tita runs a big, hot pot of mole to the room to fool her into sleep. After the baby is asleep, she returns for the pan and falls on the steps going back down. The mole...

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