Read the excerpt from Cristina Garcia’s Dreaming in Cuban. My father knew I understood more than I could say. He told me stories about Cuba after Columbus came. He said that the Spaniards wiped out more Indians with smallpox than with muskets. Which best describes an element of magic realism used by Garcia in this excerpt? She shows the close relationship that Pilar had with her father. She connects the events to the colonial history of Latin America. She is a modern writer developing a story about Spanish history. She characterizes Columbus’s discovery as an extraordinary event.
Tags America characterizes close colonial Columbus Columbuss connects Cristina Cuba Cuban describes developing discovery dreaming element event events excerpt extraordinary father Garcia Garcias History Indians knew Latin Magic modern muskets Pilar Read realism Relationship shows smallpox Spaniards Spanish stories Story told understood wiped writer
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