Drown - Chapter 3 “Aurora” Summary & Analysis

Junot Díaz
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Summary

In this story, readers are introduced to Aurora, Yunior’s on-again off-again girlfriend. Yunior is just out of high school and living with a roommate . He is doing well selling marijuana to local kids in town . His girlfriend, who was sent to juvenile hall, comes to visit him. She’s been out awhile and when he first sees her she has the shakes from drug withdrawal. They reunite and she stays with him a few nights.

Yunior loves Aurora and wants to help her get clean. Together they have a fantasy of having a house with children. Aurora tells him that it is this image that helped her get through the solitary confinement that she experienced at juvenile hall. She was confined for hitting other girls.

Yunior prides himself on the fact that he’s different than the other drug dealers. He calls himself easy...

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