Nick Joaquin

Topics: Philippines, Manila, Hong Kong Pages: 3 (764 words) Published: October 5, 2009
Hong Kong
Pepe Monson - a horse doctor
Connie Escobar – The Woman Who Had Two Navels
Macho Escobar - Connie’s insane husband
Kikay Valero – a woman who knows everyone in town
Tony – Pepe’s brother
*Paco Texeira - a Hong Kong* boy
Mary Texeira - a great walker, mountain climber
Rita Lopez – will be Pepe’s soon-to-be-wife
Helen Silva - Rita’s business partner
Pete Alfonso - a bandleader
Concha Vidal – she has faced the decision between good and evil Father Tony - a fashionable confessor
Conchita Gil - Esteban’s wife
Esteban Borromeo - a poet
Chamaquito - a bullfighter
Plot [conflict,climax,resolution]
The argumentation and the fight between Love and political problems. Connie Vidal who said to have two navels and was married to Macho Escobar who is former lover of her mother Concha Escobar.the relationship between the two of them the suffering of Connie's feelings about they treated her and the sacrifices that she embraced herself the suffering of her feelings the way they rubbish herself in the midst of nowhere.the feeling of betrayal between her mother and her husband. CLIMAX

Connie's miserable and pathetic situation dealing first with escaping from her mother's evil clutches since she was fan unwanted child that always ostracised and continuously suffered from the ghost of the past that haunted her. secondly it refers to her awakening herself realisation and emancipation as a woman having two navels and to learn ed and appreciate and accepting the reality and the truth about her abnormality. And where Father Tony Monson and company saw Connie in the Tovarich naked and they went to see if Connie really had two navels because she wants to escape the political issues that her father(a governor) is stealing money or taxes from the people....
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