The Surrender Tree: Poems of Cuba's Struggle for Freedom - Part Two, The Ten Years' War, 1868-78, p. 46-76 Summary & Analysis

Margarita Engle
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Part Two, The Ten Years' War, 1868-78, p. 46-76 Summary

In Part Two, The Ten Years' War, 1868-78, p. 46-76, the events surrounding the Ten Years' War continue. In the first "Rosa," the people Rosa and Jose heal are very grateful for being healed. They offer what they can as payment although Rosa and Jose do not believe they should be paid for what nature offers. Rosa wants God to give her peace of mind.

In the first "Jose," Jose describes the cave they have moved the patients to. He compares the statues Rosa feels he and she are, holding up the roof of an old building, to their holding up a "roof of hope" (p. 48).

In the second "Rosa," the cave reminds Rosa of the beginning of the war. She describes the make-shift town that was...

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