In “How to Date a Browngirl, Blackgirl, Whitegirl, or Halfie,” by Junot Diaz, what are some of the differences in the narrator's expectations these different categories of women? How do the different expectations cause the narrator to treat them differently on the date? 

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These two questions are not easily answered.  The reason for that is because the narrator switches descriptions of the girls so quickly and so often that it is difficult to keep track of which ethnicity and socio-economic background any particular girl belongs to.  As the background of the girl changes, so do the narrator's actions, and the text becomes more confusing because the narrator sometimes changes his actions without telling readers that the girl has changed.  

What is very clear, though, is that the narrator absolutely believes that he must do two things in order to impress a girl and perhaps get some physical intimacy with her. First, the narrator believes that he must hide his own ethnicity.  That's why he feels that he has to hide pictures of his "family in the campo."  It's also why he doesn't ask the "halfie" how...

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