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I also looked through our collection of Allende’s works (short story a print copy of the short story “An Act of Vengeance” by Isabel Allende. For part of our assigned reading we were to read a short exert from called An Act of Vengeance by Isabel Allende. It was a very interesting read. In “An Act of Vengeance” by Isabel Allende, running away is not an option at well. Through the usage of plot, character and irony, Allende illustrates the cost of.

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Trivia About An Act of Vengeance. And more especially how could she love the man that slaughtered all that she knew when she was just 15?

The main aspect of the character is her female dominance in a predominantly male world. Return to Book Page. Shelagh Taylor rated it it was amazing Allendd 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. You are commenting using your WordPress. Celeste marked it as to-read Jul 15, Jessica rated it it was ok Oct 24, The database based on Word Net is a lexical database for the English Language.

So maybe I have all of this all wrong, maybe not, maybe a little of both. Izabel to Read Currently Reading Read.

An Act of Vengeance

India Staten rated it liked it Jan 03, Guilt is one of the aspects of the story’s theme — many soldiers in battle commit acts they later regret or are haunted by throughout their lives. Kristle marked it as to-read Mar 19, Jacqueline marked it as to-read Feb 27, Cecilia Lauenstein marked it as to-read Apr 15, The man in question is the character Tadeo who she plans to murder for her father, however we discover that she unexpectedly begins to fall in love with him.


She has lectured and done extensive book tours and has taught literature at several US colleges.

Short-Term Cost of War The cost of war for soldiers and civilians is felt directly during the war. Allende also alludes to one of the age old theme of love and heartbreak; however she also incorporates the idea of revenge alongside it. For 30 years, Dulce’s desire to avenge the death of her father and her neighbors, and to punish the man who raped her, keeps her awake at night.

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Isabel Allende’s story “An Act of Vengeance” paints an uncensored picture of its theme: Jolien Swerts rated it really liked it Nov 04, There are no discussion topics on this book ksabel.

What Is The Theme In The Short Story An Act Of Vengeance By Isabel Allende? – Blurtit

Notify me of new comments via email. Veronica marked it as to-read Dec 18, Depending on which text editor you’re pasting into, you might have to add the italics to the site name. Kym Bethea marked it as to-read Mar 28, When the incident occurs, Rosa’s neighbors advise her to move away from the area and go and live with her godmother where she can start again with nobody gossiping about her ordeal.


She is a college professor of literature and composition. For those who fight, the cost of being embedded in battle can harden soldiers against compassion, nostalgia and pity. You can see this when she expresses her independence after she suffers a rape.

That begs the question: This leader invades and slaughters the houses occupants all except the young daughter of the congressman, Dulce Rosa, whom he rapes instead.

Books by Isabel Allende. The character Dulce Rosa symbolizes this long-term aspect of war. She currently resides in California with her husband.

Unfortunately, this desire for revenge merely continues the cycle of violence. Notify me of new posts via email.

Amanda rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Accessed 31 December Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. They meet and apparently all is forgotten and forgiven between the two. It was aact very interesting read.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Kristen added it Dec 27, Allende, who writes in the “magic realism” tradition, is considered one of the first successful women novelists in Latin America.

Marta Weeks marked it as to-read Jan 25, Thanks for telling us about the problem.