The American Dream: Drown By Junot Diaz

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Today immigration is one of the top discussions going on throughout the world. When this subject is brought up, poverty and racism rise to the surface. All of the situations that come with immigration can be seen as either helpful or damaging towards the goal of the United States. “The American Dream”. In the collection of short stories Drown written by Junot Diaz they tell of misery and urban despair that can come from poverty. It also shows how immigration affects the characters on a day to day basis. The topics of race and poverty are very sensitive subjects around the country, and the United States is not aware of the fact that they are really benefiting from this cycle of immigration. A lot of change comes when people immigrate and

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