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Dona Lupe isn’t wrong. Telling Fortunata that a lot of her problems stem from pride is an accurate judgement. Had Fortunata said she feared to sin then help would be forthcoming. But her pride holds her down. But then again, why shouldn’t she he allowed to love whom she chooses? It’s a quandary.