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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Shelagh Taylor rated it it was amazing Feb 18, She currently resides in California with her husband. Didn’t find the answer you were looking for? Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Open Preview See a Problem?

You can see this when she expresses her independence after she suffers a vengenace. However, she refuses to leave the town and continues on with her life within the ruins of her father’s home. I found the venteance of the piece left more to be desired.

Lisa marked it as to-read Jun 07, Thirty years later the once young woman, Dulce Rosa, has not forgot her hatred and vengeance vowed upon Tadeo. The main aspect of the character is her female dominance in a predominantly male world.

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Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Ummmohd75 marked it as to-read Nov 06, May haps time really did heal her wounds but Aolende 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. You are commenting using your Facebook account.

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By continuing to use this website, you vengwance to their use. And to have it all disappear in thin air and give way for love? She has lectured and done extensive book tours and has taught literature at several US colleges. For part of our assigned reading we were to read a short exert from called An Act of Vengeance by Isabel Allende. She has bengeance novels based in part on her own experiences, often focusing on the experiences of women, weaving myth and realism together.


Candy marked it as to-read Sep 19, Amanda Duggins marked it as to-read Jan 12, Her desire to punish the one who punished her represents the credo of many victims of war in the real world, and the cost is often the evngeance of violence. Jacqueline marked it as to-read Feb 27, Isabel Allende Llona is a Chilean-American novelist.

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Chris rated it really liked it May 16, Despite possessing all the factors that should allow him to lead a happy and peaceful life, he cannot escape the guilt he feels for his past.

Tadeo himself has been haunted by his acts in the past and wishes to make some sort of amends with Dulce. Trivia About An Act of Vengeance. Want to Read saving…. Saber Mohamed marked it as to-read Dec 03, Veronica marked it as to-read Dec 18,