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Nilda;

Nicholasa Mohr

Nilda;

A novel

by Nicholasa Mohr

  • 27 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages292
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9231022M
ISBN 100060243317
ISBN 109780060243319
OCLC/WorldCa747435

  "Nilda" by Junot Díaz is a short story that relies heavily on diction and character development to sum up the experience of a young, Latin American boy. The story is told from the point of view of Yunior using the first person. It is told in retrospect and flashback, implying that Yunior has grown up and. Get this from a library! Nilda: a novel. [Nicholasa Mohr] -- A young girl growing up in Spanish Harlem in the 's watches the secure world of her childhood years slowly erode away.

  Yesterday I read “Nilda“, the second story in Junot Díaz’s This Is How You Lose I found Yunior to be at least somewhat relatable in “The Sun, The Moon, The Stars“, he is quickly wearing on me. I appreciate his referential, occasionally self-deprecating, mile-a-minute thoughts, but seeing the world through his eyes severely limits my understanding of that world. It's the summer of , and all ten-year-old Nilda wants to do is enjoy the cool water with her friends. But the policemen's curses end their fun, and their animosity is played out repeatedly in Nilda's life. She is constantly treated with contempt by adults in positions of authority: teachers, nurses and social workers. At home she is surrounded.

The opening confrontation between barrio neighbors and la policia over an opened fire hydrant becomes more plausible when we know that the year is And if Nilda's growing up at first seems to be a chain of just so many unrelated demonstrations of the humiliation that ensues from being poor and Puerto Rican in New York, the incidents lack neither sting nor sense of humor. Named an "Outstanding Book of the Year" by The New York Times and one of the "Best Books of the Year" by the American Library Association in when it was first published, Nicholasa Mohr's classic novel about life as an immigrant in New York City offers a poignant look at one young girl's experiences.


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Titled: "Nilda" In this chapter, written in present tense, the reader finds a very young Yunior is just about to enter high school. His older brother, Rafa, makes friends with a girl named Nilda.

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Nilda is nearly 10 when the book begins in July,and 13½ when it ends in May, The Second World War is there in the background, important only in its unimportance to a family whose. Summary: “Nilda” In “Nilda,” Yunior is around fourteen years old and his brother, Rafa, is having sex with fifteen-year-old Nilda, This is just a preview.

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Facebook da a. “What makes the book remarkable is the richness of detail and the aching sense of a child’s feelings. Sad, funny, fascinating and honest, it will appeal to adults as well as children.”—The New York Times “An exceptional story of hardship and discrimination faced by a poor Puerto Rican girl.”—School Library Journal “Nilda is a singular achievement: powerful, unflinching.

Nilda by Junot Díaz, The magic trick: Giving the story a whole new sense of vulnerability through Rafa's plot arc The Yunior narration in Junot Díaz stories can be complex and controversial.

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[Nicholasa Mohr] -- A young girl growing up in Spanish Harlem in the 's watches the secure world of her childhood years slowly erode away. Nilda. [New York, Bantam Book,©] (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nicholasa Mohr.

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