: With this in mind, I have many questions:
Yeah, this is definitely a novel that raises questions. Some of our were the same.
: Are the ghosts actually "ghosts?"
: I mean, are they spirits of the dead? Or
: are they some kind of supernatural beings?
I hadn't thought of that; it's interesting.
: Why are they all men? Are they really gay?
: Why do they invite poor Patri to kill
: herself? Are they malign? They seem rather
: innocent, but they lure a young girl to her
Why are the workers so unconcerned about them. Only one kid runs away from them.
It's tempting to ask why they are naked, but when you think about it, why would any ghost not be naked? Theory: naked ghosts are real; clothed ghosts are hallucinations.
: Why can only the workers see them? Because
: they are Chilean? Because they are poor? I
: mean, the father makes casual use of them as
There seems to be some socio economic business, but not much is made of it, thank god.
Worse than the wine chiller is the penis puller.
: Since there are no women, why do they invite
: Patri to the party? I notice that they give
: back her glasses, but Patri does not
: immediately appear as the only female ghost.
: What is up with this?
I suspect that the ghosts have something to do with Patri's sexuality. The real men business must be connected to this idea too.
: What is all this talk about a "real
: man?" What does this even mean? A
: straight man? A strong man? A virile man?
: A working man? What?
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