What is an example fromThe Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz that illustrates that Oscar has different interests than his peers?
When Oscar is a young boy, he has friends who are girls. The other boys find this suspicious and tease him about being gay. Oscar gradually withdraws into himself and gains a lot of weight; by the time he enters high school he is obese and has acne (“The Moronic Inferno” chapter). He understands that he is not attractive to girls and has no hope of getting a girlfriend. Junot Diaz summarizes the differences between this...
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