Final Assignment – Aurora – Free download as Word Doc .doc), PDF File .pdf) Aurora is a short story written by Junot Diaz, a Dominican-American writer, who. Analysis of Junot Diaz’s “Aurora”. plays an important role in his decision making. The car that is used by the narrator is called a Pathfinder and it is mentioned at. A Vintage Shorts “Short Story Month” Selection No se han visto en una semana. Desde que le arañó el brazo. Casi han.

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Troy Onyango added it Feb 28, I made up this whole new life in there. She disappears for weeks without a trace, leaving the children ujnot their blind maternal grandfather: The usual qualities of a Latina matriarch end.

After returning, Vertudes — recovered from her breakdown as well as her illusions — rejects her sons and grows physically violent with Yunior for the first time. Amanda Madumere auroga it as to-read Sep 16, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To ask other readers questions about Auroraplease sign up.

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Refresh and try again. Although he does not supply her with drugs, he does nothing to help her beat the habit. Her drug habit comes between them and they make the best of it. Aurora has been released from Juvenile Hall and met up with Yunior in an abandoned apartment.


The machismo culture on display is rough with violence, sex and salacious scenes accompanying depictions of the consumption of narcotics that fulfills the addictive physical needs of the multitude of Dominican- born characters. Her boyfriend stays with her because he still has feelings for her. The narrator sees the effects of drugs on both sides. This code switching is no less a matter of drug terminology and street slang English than it is standard and slang Spanish.

Myfroggiespond marked it as to-read Jan 06, You are commenting using your Facebook account. Yet his character is fleshed out and, except for the wurora, Lucero explains his specific motives.

Aurora Summary Essay

He helps destroy the lives of other people and does nothing to help his girlfriend who is destroying her own life. In spite of years without a husband, Vertudes de la Casas loyally waits. Want to Read saving…. Since I originally created this blog to review short fiction, I hope to continue this for as long as possible. When he gets lonely, he craves her and impetuously seeks her out at the Hacienda where all the other junkies hang out.

This story, I would argue in contrast, does not deteriorate into violence, but simply carries on with violence and never escapes or transcends it.


Literary Analysis | aurorajunotdiaz

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Bachelor’s or higher degree. Disz The narrator stays with his drug-addicted girlfriend, Aurora, even though their relationship has changed: R added it Aug 06, She focuses more on her drug habit than on her boyfriend. London and New York, Routledge, Aware of the cause of the breakdown and deterioration of family relationships, Yunior has poignant fantasies of his father coming to visit them, a dream hopelessly disconnected from reality, an escape from thinking about the daily humiliating poverty: The relationship between the two is strained at times, and although there is major dysfunction between them, they always come back to one another.

Dump her sorry ass. The point of view of the narrator is straightforward and honest.

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