Like Water for Chocolate

Tita is supposed to have crocheted a giant bedspred. What might the significance of this be?

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Tita’s bedspread is a metaphor for her bridal gown. She spends countless nights working on it beginning with the night that she first decides to marry Pedro. When she leaves the ranch with Dr. Brown, it trails behind the carriage like the train of a wedding gown. By the end of the novel, just before Tita goes to spend eternity with Pedro, she wraps the bedspread around her like a garment to keep her warm. Tita is never married but the bedspread is the closest thing to a wedding dress that she ever has. This excerpt is taken right from the GradeSaver site . Check out the source-link below.