Like Water For Chocolate Como Agua Para Chocolate . Laura Esquivel, born in Mexico, 1950 Grew up in Mexico City; attended Escuela Normal de Maestros "I grew up in a modern home, but my grandmother lived across the street in an old house that was built when churches were illegal in Mexico. .
Duty and Responsibility, Obedience
Cruelty and violence
Supernatural: Magic Realism
Love and passion
We’ve already discussed that food operates (symbolizes…) as sustenance, magic, aphrodisiac, and an article of control and manipulation…
But how else does Tita use food?