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Rafaela Drinks Coconut and Papaya Juice on Tuesdays

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Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays:

Rafaela Who Drinks Coconut & Papaya Juice on Tuesdays By Sandra Cisneros

Plot Summary:

Plot Summary Rafael has been trapped in a life that ages her.

Theme:

Hope. Don’t give up. Trapped in an abusive relationship. Where there is life, there is hope. Life. Theme

Figurative Language:

Escape – “dreams her hair is like Repunzel’s .” [Simile] Lonely – “bitter as an empty room.” [Simile] Entertain – “where women much older than her throw green eyes like dice..” [Simile] Hope – “Someone promising to keep them on a silver string” Charming – “sweet sweet like the island” [Simile] Figurative Language

Connect:

My mom was in a similar situation. She was in a marriage that she didn’t want to be in, wished for escape, and hoped for a better life. Connect

Discussion:

1.) Why do you think Rafaela married her husband? 2.) Have you ever hoped for something better in your life? 3.) What is your Papaya and Coconut juice? (What makes you happy when things are wrong?) Discussion

Josalyn Slade:

Josalyn Slade English I – Period 7

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