Like Water for Chocolate

Topics: Marriage, Family, Love Pages: 3 (1070 words) Published: September 13, 2010
“Like Water for Chocolate”
The movie Like water for Chocolate is about a girl named Tita who is trying to rebel with all of the traditions that has been placed in front of her. She is in love with a guy named Pedro but her mother, Mama Elena realizes that they love each other and told tita that it is part of the tradition not to marry until and unless Mama Elena dies. So, Mama Elena may be seen as a heart-less mother who made Tita’s life a living hell and made Rosaura, Tita’s sister get married to Pedro and he agreed to this so that he could be closer to Tita. Mama Elena realizes that if Tita shows her true feeling at the wedding, it could cause problems. Then, Mama Elena decided that she would make Nacha (yaya) and Tita would handle the Banquet Department, meaning they would have to cook, and do all the necessary arrangements for the wedding. While, Tita was making the batter, she started crying and accidentally dropped a tear into the batter which made everyone who attended Pedro and Rosaura’s wedding and ate the cake cry and even make Nacha die because she tasted the batter bare. Does this ever happen in real life? Whenever Tita wanted to communicate with anyone in the family, she would make something very delicious or even communicate thru food, just like she made a dish with fresh rose sauce and had it eaten by the family and with that, the middle sister left and ran away with a guy and made them sexually active, while with Tita she was able to share her feelings with Pedro and made everyone in the family fall in love. Rosaura had two children with Pedro, one was named Roberto which was the son and died within a few years and next was the daughter named Esperanza, whose daughter was narrating the story. In the story, by the time Esperanza was eligible to get married Rosaura already died by then, and it was Tita who got her married and that was when Tita and Pedro finally fell in love and they both ended up dying together. Does it ever happen that people...
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