Two Thematic Paragraphs
One of the major themes exhibited in the text is that of Immigration. Oscar’s mother, Belicia, who originally came from the Dominican Republic settled in the United States. However, this affected her children Oscar and Lola who always grappled with the search of identity as they sought to belong. Oscar was particularly………..
The theme of Dominican masculinity also reigns supreme in through the text. This is clearly brought out by the emphasis Diaz places on sex and how important it is for the Dominican males. Oscar is portrayed initially as being sexually active, physically attractive, but lacking in charm and power…………