Choose one theme or message From the book like water for chocolate, The Law of Love by Laura Esquivel. In essence, you will ask yourself what the author intended for the time period and what message we might be getting today in our world. Consider the possible problems with the authors message. You will need to identify specific techniques the author uses and use at least one critical theory lens to frame your argument. Be careful to present an argument-do not just summarize the novel. You will enhance your argument by using outside, relevant sources.