|Plot Summary of Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter|
|"Mario, a 19-year old Law-student working in a radio station, falls in love with his aunt-in-law, Julia Urquidi. She thinks Mario is a child and calls him 'Varguitas' but soon he proves to her he's a young man already, with great ambitions of becoming a novelist in Paris. They end up in love, and issues arouse when relatives become known of this. They flee to an unknown town intending to be married.
Meanwhile, Mario finds a friend in Pedro Camacho, a soap opera radio writer who, after achieving great success, has begun to lose control over his characters (they die in one episode to reappear the next) and runs of the risk of being fired since the audience is getting confused. The boiling imagination of Camacho's scripts and the riotous life of Varguitas is interweaved: Varguitas confronts his family claiming that he will provide a good life to Julia. She encourages him to pursue his dream of going to Paris and Camacho loses his mind and is sent to a mental hospital."
Augusto Wong Campos, Resident Scholar
|Review Analysis of Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter|
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Time/era of story
Family, loving relations
Special relationship with
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- Adult or Young Adult Book
- mental illness
- much younger/older
- a teen
How sensitive is this character?
- middling sensitive to others' feelings
Sense of humor
- Strong but gentle sense of humor
- Smarter than most other characters
- average physique
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- a little/some
How much descriptions of surroundings?
- 5 ()
The Americas (not US):
- mostly 1st
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
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