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Next Year in Havana - Chapters 3 - 4 Summary & Analysis

Chanel Cleeton
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In “Elisa, September 1958,” Elisa is wearing a simpler dress than she usually wears, along with a pair of shoes she snuck from her mom’s closet. Covered in pale pink flowers, lacey and fitted, the dress is one that she bought with Beatriz a month ago, and Elisa’s been waiting for an occasion to wear it. After putting on jewelry and perfume, Elisa meets Isabel in the hall. Magda, the nanny, is the last thing in the way of the girls getting out of the house. Their parents are on a trip to Varadero, and have not approved of the party the girls are sneaking out to attend. Isabel is wearing a dress that belongs to their mother, and is more “daring” than anything the girls are allowed to wear (31). Beatriz is waiting for them in the car that she is only...

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