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Pedro Paramo - Pedro Páramo, pages 25 - 37 Summary & Analysis

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Pedro Páramo, pages 25 - 37 Summary

At Miguel Páramo's funeral, Father Rentería refuses to pardon Miguel so that he can go to heaven. He calls Miguel evil. Finally, though, he blesses the corpse with holy water. After the funeral, don Pedro talks to the priest. Miguel murdered the priest's brother and raped his niece. Don Pedro acknowledges that the priest must hate Miguel but begs the priest to forgive the dead boy. Don Pedro gives the priest money. After don Pedro leaves, Father Rentería is torn, offering the money to God. He knows that salvation can be bought by the rich, but he wants to damn Miguel to hell.

That night, Father Rentería tells his niece, Ana, that Miguel is dead. She recounts the rape to him. She thought Miguel would kill her and made herself dead inside. Only when she...

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