Tension In Confetti Girl And Tortilla Sun

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Tension (Noun): Tension is a mental or emotional strain caused by something or someone that typically induces anxiety, stress, or pressure. Oftentimes, throughout one’s life, one finds that when one is in a specific situation, tension occurs internally, and sometimes even externally between two people. Similarly, in Diana Lopez’s novel, Confetti Girl and Jennifer Cervantes’ novel, Tortilla Sun, the narrators have different points of view than that of their parents, causing tension. For example, in Diana Lopez’s Confetti Girl, the narrator does not like English at all, but because her Father does, she finds that at home, her Father is always asking her about her English class and how she is doing in the class; since her Father is so involved in the subject that he seems to disregard the narrator’s view on it, an internal tension forms within the narrator between her and her Father.…show more content…
Lastly, in both texts, the narrators have completely different views than their parents, and because of these disagreements, the narrator feels completely neglected by their parents, further fortifying any tension that had been there initially. Therefore, in Diana Lopez’s novel, Confetti Girl and Jennifer Cervantes’ novel, Tortilla Sun, the narrators have different points of view than that of their parents, causing tension when the narrator disagrees with her Father in not liking English, when Izzy claims that going to New Mexico is more of an opportunity for her Mother than for her, while her mother believes different, and when the two narrators both feel neglected by their parents because they have such different views than
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