|1. Garcia Marquez’s most quoted statement regarding this novel is, ‘You have to be careful not to fall into my trap.’ In the light of chapter two explain Garcia Marquez’s warning.
2. How has your reading of chapter two enhanced your understanding of the novel’s title?
3. Very well, I will marry you if you promise not to make me eat eggplant.  What does this statement tell us about Fermina Daza and how do you think the reader is supposed to react?