The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
By Marcel Malena
MY THESIS
• History, gender and
stereotypes impact
the relationships
presented in the
novel in a negative
way.
CHECKLIST
• GENDER
• HISTORY
• STEREOTYPES
GENDER
MAN > WOMAN
MAN
• STRONGER THAN WOMEN
• INDEPENDENT
• SMOOTH TALKERS
WOMAN
• EXACT opposite of man
• Dependent
HISTORY
• Events will always have an impact.
STEREOTYPES
• Someone’s Perspective
• Prejudgment
LESSON LEARNED
• Learn from your past mistakes
• Don’t judge someone without knowing
them
• Live and let go
WORKS CITED

• Hardy, Osgood. "Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina." Pacific Historical Review. 4th ed.
• Vol. 15. Berkeley: U...
WORKS CITED PAGE 2
• Scott, A. O. "Dreaming in Spanglish." The New
York Times. The New York Times, 30
• Sept. 2007. Web. 1...
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  1. 1. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao By Marcel Malena
  2. 2. MY THESIS • History, gender and stereotypes impact the relationships presented in the novel in a negative way.
  3. 3. CHECKLIST • GENDER • HISTORY • STEREOTYPES
  4. 4. GENDER MAN > WOMAN
  5. 5. MAN • STRONGER THAN WOMEN • INDEPENDENT • SMOOTH TALKERS
  6. 6. WOMAN • EXACT opposite of man • Dependent
  7. 7. HISTORY • Events will always have an impact.
  8. 8. STEREOTYPES • Someone’s Perspective • Prejudgment
  9. 9. LESSON LEARNED • Learn from your past mistakes • Don’t judge someone without knowing them • Live and let go
  10. 10. WORKS CITED • Hardy, Osgood. "Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina." Pacific Historical Review. 4th ed. • Vol. 15. Berkeley: University of California, 1946. 409-16. Dec., 1946. JSTOR. Web.10 • July 2013. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/3635777>. • Kaukinen, Catherine. "Status Compatibility, Physical Violence, and Emotional Abuse in • Intimate Relationships." Journal of Marriage and Family. 2nd ed. Vol. 66. N.p.: • National Council on Family Relations, 2004. 452-71. May, 2004. JSTOR. Web. 10 July • 2013. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/3599848>. • Robinson, Nancy. "Women's Political Participation in the Dominican Republic: The • Case of the Mirabal Sisters." Caribbean Quarterly. 2/3 ed. Vol. 52. Kingston: • University of the West Indies and Caribbean Quarterly, 2006. 172-83. June-Sept. 2006. • JSTOR. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/40654568>.
  11. 11. WORKS CITED PAGE 2 • Scott, A. O. "Dreaming in Spanglish." The New York Times. The New York Times, 30 • Sept. 2007. Web. 12 July 2013. <http://www.nytimes.com/2007/09/30/books/review/ Scott-t.html?pagewanted=all>. • • Stets, Jan E. "Modelling Control in Relationships." Journal of Marriage and Family. • 2nd ed. Vol. 57. N.p.: National Council on Family Relations, 1995. 489-501. May, • 1995. JSTOR. Web. 10 July 2013. <http://www.jstor.org/stable/353701>.

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