The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-portrait - Pages 33 to 57 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 33 to 57 Summary and Analysis

The first page of the diary is a kind of title page. It reads "Pint de 1916" or Painted in 1916 and says "an overt prevarication proclaiming her lack of concern for 'rational facts'" (pg. 202.) Around a strange photograph of Kahlo, there is an ornamental frame, a bird, and flower wreaths.

The next three pages are "free association" poems, written in a stream of consciousness manner. There is no obvious pattern or rhythm to the poetry, but short phrases, evocative words, and random adjectives and nouns where "Kahlo's collection of words often makes no literal sense but is highly effective on a subliminal level" (pg. 203.) Collection of words may suggest smells, tastes, and sights.

The next page is a love letter addressed to husband Diego Rivera. To discern an obvious meaning, as with the stream of consciousness poetry is difficult, and...

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