Jacinta is Penélope’s devoted governess. She had a deep spiritual and emotional connection to her charge, believing her to be the daughter she could never have. After the discovery of Penélope’s affair, the Aldayas throw Jacinta out of the house and she never sees her again. Later Jacinta gives Daniel many details on Penélope and Carax’s youth. She’s convinced that the events of their lives, including Penélope’s tragic death, are dictated by a predetermined destiny, which manifests itself to her as the spirit Zacarías.
Jacinta Coronado Quotes in The Shadow of the Wind
The The Shadow of the Wind quotes below are all either spoken by Jacinta Coronado or refer to Jacinta Coronado. For each quote, you can also see the other characters and themes related to it (each theme is indicated by its own dot and icon, like this one: Note: all page numbers and citation info for the quotes below refer to the Penguin Books edition of The Shadow of the Wind published in 2005.).
City of Shadows: Chapter 31 Quotes
Nobody had noticed, nobody had paid attention, but as usual, the essential part of the matter had been settled before the story had begun, and by then it was too late.
Jacinta Coronado Character Timeline in The Shadow of the Wind
The timeline below shows where the character Jacinta Coronado appears in The Shadow of the Wind. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
City of Shadows: Chapter 25
...men realize they need more information about the mysterious Penélope. Father Fernando believes her governess, Jacinta, might be able to provide it. Jacinta currently lives at the Santa Lucía hospice. Father... (full context)
City of Shadows: Chapter 29
City of Shadows: Chapter 30
City of Shadows: Chapter 31
Nuria Monfort: Chapter 2
Nuria Monfort: Chapter 10
The Waters of March