How to Date a Brown Girl (Black Girl, White Girl, or Halfie) Characters

Junot Díaz
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Yunior

Yunior is the protagonist and narrator of the story. The character of Yunior appears in many of Junot Diaz's short stories, and although his name is not explicitly stated in this story, various details imply that the protagonist is Yunior. These details include Yunior's style of narration, the mention of his mother and brother, and the description of Yunior's geographical location. The inclusion of this story in the collection "Drown" serves to emphasize these connections by juxtaposing this story with other stories in which Yunior is present. Yunior and his family are originally from the Dominican Republic and immigrated to the United States. They live in a low-rent apartment in the city of Paterson, New Jersey. Yunior's age is not stated in this story, but he is likely in his mid- to late teens.

Yunior narrates this story in the second person, expositing upon his own personal experiences...

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