Silent Wing - Earthquake, Chapters 7, 8, and 9 Summary & Analysis

Jose Raul Bernardo
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Earthquake, Chapters 7, 8, and 9 Summary

Julian adapts to life in Guatemala and sends letters and postcards to Lucia in Mexico City. Lucia is happy to share news of Julian with her family, which is not convinced that Julian will amount to much or that he will return for Lucia. Lucia is twenty-nine-years-old and unmarried, The stigma of being a spinster weighs heavily on her, and she longs to be reunited with Julian.

Julian's appointment as a teacher has still not come through despite several visits with the minister of public instruction. Professor Saavedra knows from his political contacts that this delay can only mean that Guatemalan President Rubios has not been presented with Julian's background check yet.

Julian continues to write articles protesting Spanish rule in Cuba and moves to another room closer to the school. Julian also begins to frequent a local bar...

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