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Inventing Identities: Becoming a Mestiza in Julia Alvarez’s How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents and Esmeralda Santiago’s When I Was Puerto Rican

By Shauna Maragh In the first chapter of Julia Alvarez’s novel, How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents, Yolanda Garcia struggles to resolve a dilemma she faces her entire life: “What language […] did she love in?” (Alvarez 13).  Alvarez … Continue reading

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