The Tree of Red Stars - Chapter 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 10 Summary

Magda's tias visit the house when they hear of her visit to the United States. They give her advice and describe American men who will only talk about their cars and American women who speak terrible English. Magdalena wonders if she should go.

Magda goes to visit her grandmother for input on the trip. Her grandmother and grandfather's families did not approve of her grandparent's relationship and her great-grandmother did not approve of the embraces and touches of the Uruguayan culture. This English woman thought it beneath her son to behave in such a way. Mamasita's family was surprised by this attitude, for they were well established in Uruguay. The families agreed never to get together again. Mamasita and her English lover, Magda's grandfather, did not care; they continued to meet for naked swims and lovemaking. Magda's grandmother is embarrassed when she let...

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