Summary Of Gary Soto's Seventh Grade

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Tamilyn Chang Mrs. Thomas August 31st, 2016 3 and 4 period In Gary Soto’s short story Seventh Grade, Victor embarrasses himself while trying to impress Teresa, the girl he likes. After lunch, Victor has French class with Teresa. During French, Mr. Bueller asks the class if they know French, and Victor raises his hand, trying to impress Teresa. He says, “ ‘La me vava me con le grandma,’ ” (17) and “ ‘Frenchie oh wewe gee in September’ ” (17). This proves now only, that Victor can’t speak French, but that he also embarrasses himself in front of Teresa and the class. In conclusion, Victor ended up humiliating himself in front of the class trying to impress his crush.
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