I M Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter By Erika Sanchez

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I’m Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter is a novel by Erika Sanchez. The main conflict is that Julia’s sister Olga has recently passed away, so Julia struggles with her mental health, depression and grieving, and the stress of schooling additionally with her home life and close relationships. Julia is very dismissive because of the close and messy relationships she has around her life.
Julia is very self conscious because of the way her mother talks to her. Ama tries to set an expectation on Julia saying, “ You have to be pretty for your family. What will your sister think when she looks down on you from heaven?” - (Sanchez 123) Ama often comments on Juila’s appearance. Ama expects her daughters to be pretty and this leads to Julia getting compared

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