Category Archives: Junot Diaz – Drown

Drown: Negocios & No Face Handout

Discussion by Ernie Abreu & Nelson Veras Summary (Negocios) *Cheats on wife, lies to father in-law in order to secure money and come to U.S to make more money *When arriving in Miami, he sends money to support family but … Continue reading

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What it Means to be a Man

What It Means To Be A Man

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Drow Part 1

Drown  (powerpoint) Drown Junot Diaz —Junot Diaz was born in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic —Came to the United States in December 1974 and lived in Parlin, New Jersey —He is a Professor of creative writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. … Continue reading

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Harvest of Empire- Dominican Republic

Harvest of Empire- Dominican Republic HarvestofEmpireDominicanRepublic (PowerPoint) Timeline “Between 1961 and 1986 more than 400,000 people legally immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic, and another 44,000 moved to Puerto Rico, while thousands more entered both places illegally. … Continue reading

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