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What are themes in Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman that are consistent with works from Latin America?

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I think that one of the themes that is evident in Puig's work that fits into the larger scope of Latin American literature is the struggle between what is and what should be.  From the time of Cervantes' construction of Don Quixote and Sancho, Latin American literature has demonstrated a fundamental struggle of consciousness between both polarities.  We are seemingly poised in the...

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