The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a novel written by Junot Diaz, which deals with the romantic quest of its protagonist Oscar, a Dominican immigrant living in the US. The story is strewn with a multitude of themes like racism, otherness, autocracy, violence, sex obsession, and Dominic Diaspora. This essay is an attempt to explore the theme of gender roles as depicted by the story, and analyze how the different characters of the story are affected by the gender stereotyping of the society.
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