Silent Wing Themes

Jose Raul Bernardo
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Love and Honor

A central theme of the novel centers on affairs of the heart. Questions constantly arise for Julian as he searches for justice and peace of mind. It is love of his country that has caused him to be exiled. He journeys to Guatemala in hopes that he can do the honorable thing and become successful so that he can marry Lucia. However, everywhere he travels he meets people who have been affected by dishonorable acts, people who are victims like he is. People exiled for expressing their thoughts concerning honor. Julian wrestles with love as well. Should he choose to share his life with Sol who loves him deeply and completely? Or, should he keep his promise to Lucia and do the honorable thing even though he is sentencing himself to a lifetime of misery? On the evening that Julian realizes that he has met the...

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