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Pedro Paramo - Pedro Páramo, pages 47 - 61 Summary & Analysis

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Pedro Páramo, pages 47 - 61 Summary

When Juan awakes, he realizes that the voices he'd heard previously weren't real sound. Now he hears the man and woman arguing and talking in the bed. They speculate about who Juan is. The woman can't sleep and tries to keep the man in conversation. Finally, the woman gets up, and Juan falls asleep again.

When Juan wakes again, the man, Donis, is gone. Juan asks the woman how to get out of the town. She reveals that she is Donis's sister and that they live in sin. She thinks she looks diseased. She hardly ever goes out of the house. At night, the town is full of ghosts, she says, and there aren't enough prayers to save them.

The woman explains that she confessed to the bishop, but he would not forgive her sin because she refused to...

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