This Is How You Lose Her - Chapter 5: "Flaca" Summary & Analysis

Junot Díaz
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Summary

Titled: "Flaca"

This story is written from the perspective of Yunior again, framed as a letter to his ex-girlfriend, Veronica, whom he refers to as Flaca. He shares with the reader, through the letter, that they had met in class while at school and at first fought their urge to try and get into a relationship together. They just wanted to have a physical relationship, but it soon evolved into more than that. The boys that Yunior lived with were against the relationship, but he tried to ignore them. Yunior shares with the reader how much they were in love, but as time went on they began to fight and their relationship fell apart. One morning when Yunior woke up, Veronica was gone, and he never saw her again.

Analysis

The theme of Friends Interfering with a Relationship is demonstrated in this chapter...

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