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Drown, a series of short stories by Junot Diaz, explores the effects on families and particularly boys and young men when absent fathers and therefore a lack of suitable role models, poverty and...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2014 9:01 am UTC

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Drown Why the author of Drown(Junot Diaz) choose those specific moments in his chilhood to describe?why are they important to him? The absence of the main character's father was such a defining...

Latest answer posted October 25, 2009 7:27 am UTC

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In defining a frame of reference, it is necessary to explore the morals, values and customs in which the stories exist. Drown is a series of short stories by Junot Diaz, whose stories take place...

Latest answer posted April 15, 2014 3:55 pm UTC

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The concept of memory in the novel Drown, is important to the introduction of the main character, Yunior. It pieces together his reasoning as an adult, it justifies his bad behaviors and horrible...

Latest answer posted October 31, 2009 12:42 am UTC

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In The Namesake, Gogol struggles with his identity as an American-born Indian man. Even as a young child, Gogol is not in tune with his Indian ethnicity (he doesn't choose anything at his...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2013 4:26 pm UTC

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