The Rain God (Part 4, Pgs 156- 180). Emily M. Van Buren & Tori. Family.
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(Part 4, Pgs 156- 180)
Emily M. Van Buren & Tori
How does Family influence one’s actions? For example, Aunt Mema gave birth to her son Ricardo out of wedlock and put him up for adoption upon the family’s request.
How do you view Mama Chona’s decision to take an illegitimate grandchild into her home, but refusal to accept Jesus Maria’s marriage simply because she did not approve of him.
“Now I think I should have murdered him, God forgive me” (Islas 168). What does this quote in particular say about how Jesus Maria views family?
From these quotes, how do you think the relationships in this book were effected by religion. For example, Mama Chona’s relationship with Jesus Maria and so on.
What religious values are held the most strongly by the characters in The Rain God?
Which characters do you think valued their religion more than others?
Who do you believe is the Rain God?