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    Junot Diaz No Face

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    According to Junot Diaz’s short story "No Face", it’s sort of a reimagining of Ysrael’s life as a superhero narrative. Diaz explores how a man’s mental growth is stunted by his community’s perpetual scrutiny of him for reasons beyond his control and he relates the story in a very masculinity way which makes the story a powerful and strong with the character named No Face. He’s created a fantasy world in which to live, separate from the world that is so cruel to him. The story function here as the

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    Personal Responsibility in Sun, The Moon, The Stars by Junot Diaz Studying the Sun, The Moon, The Stars, by Junot Diaz, brought the realistic image of an intimate relationship in a way I never expected. The main character in the story Yunior says in the beginning, “I’m like everybody else: weak, full of mistakes, but basically good”, starts telling information on how his personality is. Yunior is not a bad guy even though he cheated on his girlfriend; these comments are retrospective because he

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    Junot Diaz

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    Father and Son Relationships In the Junot Diaz short story “Fiesta, 1980,” the relationship of the main character Yunior and his father is examined from the son’s point of view. A variety of conflicts and events that are common between a son and his father are discussed, memories and events are revealed in a way that show the son is eager and anxious to have a relationship with his father. Although conflicts are presented that involve both characters, it is mainly Yunior who happens to be experiencing

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    Political and Emotional Dictatorship within Junot Diaz's Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao Works Cited Missing Junot Díaz published his first novel and second book The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao in 2006, forty-five years after the 1930-1961 rule of Trujillo over the Dominican Republic collapsed. That's the central theme of the novel: dictatorship. It concerns not only political, man-over-man, Trujillo-brutal dictatorship (though that is a haunting image throughout), but also psychological

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    In Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, he is telling the story of a Dominican family but mainly about the son, Oscar de Leon. The book opens with the story of Oscar as a child and him having two girlfriends at the same time. The older people in town see him as a ladies man and encourage him. The boy and the two girls all break up and his life seemed to be on a steady decline since then. He grows up to become a nerdy, fat, and awkward adolescence with few friends and even less interest

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    Where does one end a story that crisscrosses over half a century of Dominican and American history? : in a moment out of time. The last page of Junot Diaz’s The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is not so much a conclusion to the novel as a culmination, a point of concrescence at which the whole rollicking, eclectic, multivalent mess of story that Diaz has laid upon us is finally shaped into a coherent artistic whole. In the end, Oscar finally has sex –but this is not his triumph, despite the

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    Fiesta 1980

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    Junot Diaz's short story “Fiesta, 1980” gives an insight into the everyday life of a lower class family, a family with a troubled young boy, Yunior and a strong, abusive father, Papi. The conflict, man vs. man is one of the central themes of this story. This theme is portrayed through the conflicts between Papi and his son. Papi asserts his dominance in what can be considered unfashionable ways. Unconsciously, every action Papi makes yields negative reactions for his family. Yunior simply yearns

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    Brief Wondrous Life

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    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, is about a Dominican boy named Oscar and his family, which is his sister Lola and his mother Beli. Throughout the novel, Oscar is constantly complaining about how miserable his life is and he constantly falls head over heels with many girls, even if he had only seen them once. Also, Oscar is often ridiculed because of his weight and due to the fact that he is into comic books. In order to fit in, Oscar cares strongly about having sex because he

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    punished, and even when he did not walk my grandmother to and from the grocery store. The mistreatment had reached the end of father’s patience when he became a rebellious son, breaking curfews and refusing to return home at the end of the day. In Junot Díaz 's short story Fiesta, 1980, narrated by an son, Yunior, who describes the hardships he and his Dominican family shared as they drove to a party in the Bronx in New York City. At the age of twelve, Yunior loses his innocence as a result from the

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    A Response to "The Dreamer" by Junot Diaz Generations past guide our futures. The sacrifices and triumphs of our elders shape the environment in which we are born into, how we grow, and where we are today. My great-great-grandmother was able to leave Budapest, Hungary and come to America. My great-grandmother was able to obtain an education that would not have been readily available to her in her homeland. This has allowed me to be born into a free world, where education is the norm. Likewise

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