What is the significance of Lola giving away the money to Max's family?
Lola earned that money by sleeping with her classmate's father, using her sexuality as a way to try and empower herself and escape her circumstances. Perhaps by giving the money away to Max's family, she is acknowledging that physical escape will not be enough; rather, she will have to face her mother and their relationship in order to make peace with herself.
Why doesn't Lola believe in the family curse?
Lola says that she doesn't believe in curses at all: there is only life, not curses. Instead, she feels that she has the freedom to decide whether or not to...
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