A Social Gathering
(The Summary of “Noli Me Tangere”)
Capitan Santiago de los Santos, or Capitan Tiago, hosts a dinner in his house at Calle Anloague. While waiting for the meals to be served, the guests converse with one another. In these conversations, the readers are introduced to some of the novel’s characters, such as Padre Damaso, Padre Sibyla, Lieutenant Guevara, Laruja, Doña Victorina de Espadaña, and Don Tiburcio de Espadaña.