Study Guide

Dreaming in Cuban Characters

By Cristina García

Celia del Pino

Celia has her own iconography in those lovely pearl earrings that never leave her ears. They were...

Pilar Puente

When we meet Pilar, she's about fourteen years old and feeling as though she doesn't belong...

Felicia del Pino

Just as Lourdes is a daddy's girl, Felicia is her mother's mirror. She lives passionately,...

Lourdes Puente

To say that Lourdes is a daddy's girl is understatement gone wild. Jorge not only favors her in...

Ivanito Villaverde

Our first glimpses of Ivanito reveal him to be a precocious little boy who is able to withstand...

Luz and Milagro Villaverde

Luz and Milagro are the twin daughters of Felicia del Pino and Hugo Villaverde. Their parents...

Herminia Delgado

Herminia is exactly the kind of friend that every girl wants: she's loyal, concerned about her...

Javier del Pino

Celia's only son is more of an idea in this story, since he appears only for a brief moment in...