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HON 191 | Katie Sheridan | Vista Entry 10 Solid evidence of the Dream. The last and longest chapter of the book provides solid evidence of the immigrant struggle toward the American Dream. It is interesting how Yunior’s father originally sets out to make a better life for his family , yet when he arrives in the United States, his reasons quickly shift…he has been Americanized. After marrying his second wife, he pretends to have forgotten about his other family. In his efforts, he also forgets tradition . It is interesting how the failure of his “American Dream” is what ultimately leads him back to his roots, his family in the Dominican Republic. I find it odd how the author chose to place this story last as it is the background information, the link, between his childhood in the D.R. and his adolescence and adulthood in the U.S. Looking back to the early chapters, I feel like Yunior really didn’t have a dream to be in the U.S., at least his actions and thoughts are not reminiscent of the American Dream, per say. It almost feels
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HON 191 taught by Professor Sheridan,katie during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.

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