The Sun, the Moon, the Stars Summary & Study Guide

Junot Díaz
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Part 1

"The Sun, the Moon, the Stars" begins with the narrator claiming to be a good person even though he admits to cheating on his girlfriend. "I'm not a bad guy," he says. He rejects the stereotype of the philandering Dominican male as it applies to him. The narrator continues to rationalize his poor judgment, saying that everyone makes mistakes. He maintains his good character even after he reveals the presence of a letter that confirms his former girlfriend's opinion of him.

Looking back on his relationship with Magda, the narrator believes that their relationship had begun to improve once he began to express greater interest in her activities. "A nice rhythm we had going," he says. By then the affair with Cassandra has been over for months, yet the narrator cannot ignore the devastating impact her letter has had on his relationship with Magda and her family...

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