This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Yunior - Throughout the course of the stories, as the father leaves and the family struggles financially, he changes from a sweet, typical boy-child to a more hardened young man who must survive on the streets: first in Dominica, and later in New Jersey.
Rafa - He is featured in the earlier stories as a bully, a boaster, and a brutal fighter. He cheats people and coldly uses women.
Papi - In the earliest stories, he appears as a bully, a domineering husband and father, and a self-indulgent man in the typical Latino...
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