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BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE
Examining Language in 'Brief Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao'
Editor-In-Chief, Uptown Collective
The term "un pie aqui y uno alla" (one foot here and one foot there) succinctly describes the bi-national existences led by many of the Dominicans and Dominican-Americans in the United States.
Cataloguing Cultural References In 'Oscar Wao'
Writer, Musician, Improvisor/Community Manager for Small Demons
I'm not a huge geek, as far as I know. I'm an avid reader, yes, but after I read
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
, I only knew two things for certain: 1) I believe Junot Díaz to be a genius and a beast, and 2) I only caught 1/4th of the novel's pop culture references, tops.
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