Character and setting

1.Julia Alvarez was born in New York to parents from the Dominican Republic. The duality of her being is represented in her characters who work to blend the two worlds to which she belonged. Select two characters from “Consuelo’s Letter” and discuss the way Alvarez works to blend the borders of these two nations in the struggles, desires and language of her characters.
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  1. As you read through “Death Mother,” take notes in each of the four boxes, below, on the aspects indicated. Once you are finished reading and taking notes, fill in the center circle with your detailed response to the question. Use additional note paper if necessary.