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How The Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents

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  • 1. How the Garcia girls lost their accents by Julia Alvarez a presentation by: Koen Coonen Sara Deckers Bart De Ridder Stephanie Goovaerts Gil Plaquet 1
  • 2. Subjects • Résumé + Julia Alvarez • e Dominican Republic • e Trujillo era • Immigration in the USA • Latino culture 2
  • 3. Résumé + Julia Alvarez • Retrograde storyline • Garcia and De La Torre families • Trujillo • Going to the United States • “Losing the accents” • Darker side of American society •e author • Dominican Republic • Immigration • PEN 3
  • 4. e Dominican Republic Geography 4