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The Moths

One major arc in the story's character development is how the young tomboy and her Abuelita swap roles as the story progresses. Notice how both the Abuelita and the granddaughter change over the...

Latest answer posted March 13, 2020, 3:41 pm (UTC)

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In this short story about two generations of females, Helena María Viramontes helps the reader understand how life is positioned between death and rebirth. The narrator, an adolescent girl, tells...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2020, 1:29 am (UTC)

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This story by Helena Maria Viramontes begins with the main character, a 14 year-old girl stating, "Abuelita requested my help. and it seemed only fair. Abuelita (grandmother) had pulled me...

Latest answer posted October 28, 2008, 10:59 am (UTC)

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The narrator was an odd child and even disrespectful by her admission. She was in constant conflict with her family. Her sisters would chide her for her inability to participate in feminine...

Latest answer posted November 23, 2015, 10:21 am (UTC)

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“The Moths” by Helena Maria Viramontes is rife with imagery and symbolism, and the moths bring all these symbols together into one thematic element. Apart from a passing reference in the body of...

Latest answer posted February 8, 2016, 10:42 pm (UTC)

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Please note: The post contains numerous requests. The eNotes Homework Help policy allows for one question per post. This answer primarily addresses the elements of thesis development and the...

Latest answer posted February 28, 2020, 3:10 am (UTC)

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The short story "The Moths" is narrated by a 14-year-old girl who does not get along with the other members of her family. Her parents frequently punish her, and she fights with her sisters. The...

Latest answer posted February 18, 2021, 2:58 am (UTC)

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"The Moths" is narrated by a young girl who is taking care of her dying grandmother. The girl feels like she doesn't fit in at home, so when her grandmother asks her to come and help her, she...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2015, 2:47 pm (UTC)

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