Oxford Literature Companions: Como agua para chocolate
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Oxford Literature Companions: Como agua para chocolate

By Margaret Bond, Lorenzo Moya Morallón
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Book Description

Get to grips with set texts and be fully prepared for the AS/A Level exam with the Modern Languages Oxford Literature Companions. The Companions are written by experienced lecturers, teachers and examiners and provide comprehensive coverage of characters, themes, plot, language and context with activities in Spanish to consolidate your knowledge of the text. There are also extensive sections on exam preparation and response planning, with a bank of annotated sample
answers and practice questions. This guide covers Como agua para chocolate by Laura Esquivel. Modern Languages Oxford Literature Companions are also available for selected French and German set texts.

Table of Contents
  • Front Cover
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Plot and Structure
    • Plot
    • Structure
  • Context
    • Biography of Laura Esquivel
    • Geographical context
    • Historical and social context
    • Cultural context
  • Characters
    • Main characters
      • Tita de la Garza
      • Mama Elena
      • Pedro Muzquiz
    • Minor characters
      • Rosaura
      • Gertrudis
      • Nacha
      • Chencha
      • Dr John Brown
    • De la Garza family tree
  • Language
    • The narrator’s voice
    • Mexican vocabulary
    • Colloquial language
    • Formality
    • Figures of speech and language techniques
    • Magical realism
    • Symbolism
  • Themes
    • Women and tradition
    • Tradition and revolution
    • Forbidden love
    • Eroticism and sensuality
    • Romantic love
    • Eternal love
    • Food
    • Cruelty and power
    • Motherhood
    • Native American society
  • Skills and Practice
    • Before you start
    • Understanding the question
    • Planning your answer
    • Writing your answer
    • Sample questions
    • Sample answers
  • Answers
  • Glossary
  • Back Cover
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