Abuela Invents A Zero Analysis

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Abuela Invents a Zero “Your actions speak louder than words” explains how what you physically do affects someone more than what you actually say. On the other hand what you say can have different meanings, and what you do can change the way you’re stating something. Furthermore, the quote is similar to “Abuela events a zero”, explaining how Constancia promises her mother she’ll show her Abuela respect, but instead her actions show the opposite. The theme of the story, is respect or treat others the way you want to be treated. To begin with, Constancia promises her mother she’ll show respect but her actions show the opposite. For example it states, “Connie, please be nice to Abuela. She doesn’t have too many years left. Do you promise me Constancia?” This explains how her mother is making her a promise on what to do, and Constancia approves of it and accepts to show accepts. Furthermore, it shows how Constancias’ mother wants connie to form a relationship and bond with her. Another example is when Constancia is asked to take her Abuela to church, it states “I just can’t move to get her”. This reveals that Constancia is being embarrassed and she isn’t willing to help her Abuela, even though she promised her mother she …show more content…
It first states how Constancia showed no respect to Abuela after promising her mother she would. It then states how Constancia avoids her grandmother because of her embarrassing actions, making her seem like a bad person. Lastly it shows how Abuela feels worthless and offended by Constancias’ actions after noticing she was being an embarrassment. With that being said “your actions speak louder than your words” relates to both characters because their actions showed different meanings and ways of

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