Like Water for Chocolate: Characters & Quotes


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Why is Like Water for Chocolate considered an example of magical realism?

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1. Why is Tita prevented from marrying Pedro?

2. Gertrudis and Rosaura are Tita's sisters. Gertrudis is _____ and Rosaura is _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use of this five-question quiz and worksheet will help test how much you know about Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate. The quiz includes questions about Tita, Pedro, Gertrudis, Rosaura, and other characters.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Like Water for Chocolate as an example of magical realism
  • Tita being prevented from marrying Pedro
  • Characteristics of Gertrudis and Rosaura
  • How Tita reconciles to Mama Elena
  • Ideas in the novel

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Like Water for Chocolate
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about Tita reconciling to Mama Elena and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding magical realism

Additional Learning

To take a closer look at this topic, review the related lesson titled Like Water for Chocolate: Characters & Quotes. Here are a few examples of what's included in this lesson:

  • Overview of characters
  • List of important quotes from the story
  • Passionate emotion used in the novel