Romero's Shirt Dagoberto Gilb Analysis

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“Romero’s Shirt” written by Dagoberto Gilb reflects how difficult is to life in a foreign country and having to start from nothing. Romero, the protagonist, is an immigrant described as a hardworking person that live with his family but does not fully enjoy his life. He has focused so much in his economic situation that he has not taken proper care of his family and even himself. The author uses a shirt, at the beginning very insignificant but that gains a high connotation as the story evolves, to symbolize how important was to Romero his old life. The author uses an object, a simple shirt to represent a full set of feelings that make Romero remember where he comes from every day of his life. Obviously, Romero misses his country and he remembers

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