The Lacuna - Part 3 Summary & Analysis

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Part 3 takes place in San Angel and Coyoacan, Mexico in the years 1935 – 1941. At the outset of Part 3, Harry was once again working for Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo.

Many of the other servants were frightened of Frida’s temper so Harry went to collect her plates after her lunch. Harry revealed to Frida that he returned to Mexico because his school kicked him out over a scandal involving another student, but he did not go into details other than to refer to what happened as “conducta insolita” (122) meaning “irregular conduct.” Frida resolved that because she struggled to pronounce Harry’s name, she would call him Insolito from then on.

Frida suffered from a myriad health problems throughout this period of time and Harry took food to her while she was in the hospital. Frida told Harry that another servant had told her about his...

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