How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

by: Julia Alvarez

Context Quiz

Further study Context Quiz

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Where was Julia Alvarez born?

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In what year did Alvarez immigrate to the US?

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What separates the Garcia girls’ experience of immigration from the experience of most other Dominican immigrants?

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What difficulty do many children who are forced to move from one cultural context to another experience?

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Alvarez’s novel illustrates a desire for Hispanic immigrants to retain ___.