Clara In The House Of The Spirits

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Throughout the novel “The House of the Spirits” the reader has followed the life of Clara, a beautiful woman with supernatural powers and an essence of innocence. With Clara being a primary character in the novel, her recent death was a very important scene. While the death of Clara was undoubtedly a sad scene, Clara brought a sense of joy to the event. It was said in the novel that Clara decided it was her time to die, it is assumed that this is why Clara did not cry, nor di she behave as though she was suffering. Instead, Clara put her affairs in order, slowly weaned herself off food, and wrote letters to her loved ones. This was a strong symbol of fate in the novel, as Clara was aware that she could not merely put off the time that
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