When I Was Puerto Rican - Study Guide A Shot at It and Epilogue: One of These Days Summary & Analysis

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In "A Shot at It," Esmeralda is called to the counselor's office of her school and asked what she wants to do when she grows up. He is looking for a school that would fit her needs and help further any aspirations she has. He suggests nursing which she casts aside. She tells him one day that she wants to be a model and when he suggests acting, she agrees. He sets up an audition and she spends hours with various teachers helping her prepare for the event. She's to perform a monologue at PA 66, a school for performing arts. Though she doesn't understand all the words, she practices until she can speak it perfectly, learning only the phonetics. She's so nervous that she rattles off her...

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