The Diary of Frida Kahlo: An Intimate Self-portrait - Pages 108 to 131 Summary & Analysis

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Pages 108 to 131 Summary and Analysis

Kahlo draws the image of a naked angel surrounded by bubbles with the word "sueno" or sleep printed over and over again throughout the image.

Kahlo next makes reference to Dr. Juan Farill, "a true man of science," thanking him in a brief note. Farill is her doctor who guides her through her many operations. Kahlo describes seven operations she has in the years 1950 and 1951 to her spinal column. She must wear a "plaster corset" at all times. She describes her despair but at the same time her willingness to continue to live and paint. She wants to change her art in order to better serve the Communist party and advance their movement.

The "anthropomorphic vase" that Kahlo drew earlier as part of a still life makes a return in two images. This time, the two vases are shattered...

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