I also looked through our collection of Allende’s works (short story a print copy of the short story “An Act of Vengeance” by Isabel Allende. An Act of Vengeance Isabel Allende On that glorious noonday when Dulce Rosa Orellano was crowned with thejasmines of Carnival Queen, the mothers. For part of our assigned reading we were to read a short exert from called An Act of Vengeance by Isabel Allende. It was a very interesting read.

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Anne Dahle marked it as to-read Jun 03, Vegneance Library of Congress: Jessica rated it it was ok Oct 24, Allende, who writes in the “magic realism” tradition, is considered one of the first successful women novelists in Latin America. Isabel Allende’s story “An Act of Vengeance” paints an uncensored picture of its theme: This site uses cookies.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Horst rated allrnde really liked it Sep 26, Refresh and try again. Kristle marked it as to-read Mar 19, Didn’t find the answer you were looking for? Ben Ross rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Short-Term Cost of War The cost of war for soldiers and civilians is felt directly during the war.


The character Dulce Rosa symbolizes this long-term aspect of war. Vesperia added it Nov 10, Cycles of Violence Another aspect of the theme is a direct product of the violence of war: Want to Read saving….

Return to Book Page. This cost includes the short-term and long-term impact war has on soldiers and civilians, the guilt to which it can lead for crimes committed, and the desire for vengeance it can produce in its victims. When the incident occurs, Rosa’s neighbors advise her to move away from the area and go and live with her godmother where she can start again with nobody gossiping about her ordeal. The iasbel of her death affects Tadeo deeply and he decides to give up on love and redemption altogether, so in a way she managed to avenge her father in the sense that, despite Tadeo remaining alive, he will forever live life in misery.

Thirty years later the once young woman, Dulce Rosa, has not forgot her hatred and vengeance vowed upon Tadeo. For part of our assigned reading we were to read a short exert from called An Act of Vengeance by Isabel Allende.

Theme of the Short Story “An Act of Vengeance” | Synonym

Resilience Another aspect of the cost of war is a quality with which many victims react in its aftermath: Trish marked it as to-read Jan 07, The main aspect of the character is her female dominance in a predominantly male world. So maybe I have all of this all wrong, maybe not, maybe a little of both. Amy rated it really liked it Apr 10, And more especially how could she love the man that slaughtered all that she knew when she was just 15?


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She has lectured and done extensive book tours and has taught literature at several US colleges. For 30 years, Dulce’s desire to avenge the death of her father and her neighbors, and to punish the man who raped her, keeps her awake at night.

An Act of Vengeance

Lyra marked it as to-read May 27, May haps time really did heal her wounds but I got the impression that Dulce spent her whole life to enact her revenge, she was so consumed with her hatred to this man that it was the only thing keeping her alive, keeping her going.

It was a very interesting read.

However, she refuses to leave the town and continues on with her life within the ruins of her father’s home. Samantha rated it liked it Nov 01, She is a college professor of literature and composition. Isabel Allende Llona is a Chilean-American novelist. Notify me of new posts via email.