Silent Wing - Chirilingo, Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Summary & Analysis

Jose Raul Bernardo
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Chirilingo, Chapters 1, 2, and 3 Summary

A young man, named Julian, awakens at the sound of a steamship's blast. He rises to look over the railing to see land, which he hopes is his destination of Guatemala. Julian, who is only 26-years-old, has lived a hard life since his exile from his native Cuba nine years ago. Julian has been living in different countries all this time, his last home being Mexico City which he left ten weeks ago at the suggestion of a friend.

Julian's passionate writings of individual freedom have caught the attention of the new conservative Mexican regime and Julian's friends fear for his safety should he remain in Mexico City. It had been Julian's outspoken words and writing which had preceded his exile from Cuba years ago. Julian's friend, Senor Fermin, has written to a colleague in Guatemala, Professor Saavedra, about...

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