The Question and Answer section for Like Water for Chocolate is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Tita's killing of the quail was long standing, she didn't use enough force and the quail went running around the kitchen with a hanging head. Mama Elena was mercilous..... she killed the quail with one blow.
With a deep breath, she took hold of...
The color white in Chapter Seven is a symbol of hopelessness, as well as a symbol of powerlessness.
They disappear into a hole in the ground.