Isabelle Allende's And Of Clay Are We Created

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Isabelle Allende

In every good work of fiction the narrator plays a crucial role and this is also true in Isabelle Allende’s novel “And of Clay are We Created”. As the tale begins to unfold, Eva Luna, the narrator, starts to portray many different emotions in such a way that readers can emphasise strongly with her character.

The story is seen through the eyes of the narrator Eva Luna, She displays a wide range of emotions throughout this tragic tale. Her greatest qualities are persistence and determination. She supported her companion Rolf in his rescue of the child Azucena, both practically by contacting various companies to beg for a pump to rescue the girl, “I called all the important people in the city, senators, commanders of the armed forces, the North American ambassador, and the president of National Petroleum, begging them for a pump to remove the silt, but obtained only vague promises.” Secondly, the also supported him emotionally by hoping,
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In spite of discovering that her partner was a changed man due to the traumatic events, she insists she will wait for him patiently until they “again walk hand in hand as before”

Those were some of the many reasons of why Eva Luna was one of the most important and influential characters in the story, because she was persistent, sympathetic, and

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