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Where the Air Is Clear Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Beto

Beto is a happy-go-lucky cabdriver and Gabriel's friend with a shady past: he spent some time in prison for "knocking off" someone.

Pierre Caseaux

The aging seducer of the upper class, Pierre (the fashionable translation of "Pedro") is a wealthy Epicurean fully aware of the power of his money and status. He frequently "updates" his relationships with always-younger, ambitious beauties.

Hortensia Chacon

Hortensia is another representative of the low social class; an illegitimate daughter of an Indian servant, the girl grows up with poverty and silence in the de Ovando household. Hortensia marries a clerk who gives in to alcoholism, prostitutes, and severe abuse of his silent wife due to his growing discontent with his job and social status. Hortensia finds a job as a typist and leaves him, taking the children along, but the husband blinds her in rage. Her employer Federico Robles visits her at the...

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