Unformatted text preview: mention any racial tension that seemed to affect him. He did mention that the whites hated them, but I never read of any experiences with white people. This leads me to believe that the nostalgia might have left those details out. Another problem that Soto did not touch on was the power struggle between men being the breadwinners and the women being the caretakers of the family. As seen in the narrative his mother was the caretaker of the house while his dad was the breadwinner. No confrontations or problem scenarios seemed to have ever come up in Soto’s narrative. Even though Soto was only a child you would still expect things like racism or an unhappy mother to affect his everyday life....
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- Spring '14
- White people, Gary Soto, narrative Gary Soto, narrative evokes nostalgia