This reading guide for the last story in Angeles Mastretta's Mujeres de Ojos Grandes encourages comprehension and analysis. The guide alternates between C/F comprehension statements in which students are asked to cite text in support of their response, and y que? analysis questions in which students analyze the importance of specific quotes from the text.
This beautiful story is included in Enfoques, Leccion 4, and draws attention to the special relationship between a mother and her child in the face of health complications. It also draws attention to the cultural idea that human connection can work miracles that science cannot explain.