Analysis Of How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents By Julia Alvarez

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How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents explores Garcia’s family bond through the journey of them settling in as immigrants. The author, Julia Alvarez uses various incidents in the book to portray the importance of family and how the bonds of the family helped them to survive many stressful situations.
The first incident that showed the family overcoming a difficult situation for the sake of family was in The Kiss Chapter. In the chapter, we saw a father-daughter conflict being unraveled. Sofia, the youngest daughter of four, was thought to be ruining her father’s name by exploring her sexuality. However, her father (Papi) being an old traditionalist saw it has to be disgraceful to the family name. Sofia ends up running away from her father

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