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Why would Rosaura marry Pedro, knowing that Pedro really loved Tita?

Why wasn't John upset when Tita told him that she made love with Pedro? Why did John still want to marry her, when she had been unfaithful to hi

-- Anonymous, June 06, 2000


In response to question 2: I think that John's love for Tita far out-classed love as we define it in our culture. It was a sacrificial love willing to do whatever was required to make her happy. It was a love motivated out of caring for her as a person rather than just lusting for her as a sex object. I found it a refreshing reminder of what all loves should be: forgiving and sacrifical.

-- Anonymous, November 14, 2000

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