The Dominican-American writer
THE RESEARCH PAPER ASSIGNMENT/RESEARCH QUESTION: Research Prompt/Question: The Dominican-American writer, Junot Diaz, has often been criticized for his portrayal of women. In an article in the magazine The Atlantic, writer Joe Fassler asks, “How can a book’s portrayal of women be praised and criticized at the same time?” Junot Diaz himself has said that male writers, in general, “suck” at writing three-dimensional, fully developed female characters. Using Diaz’s short stories “Alma” and “The Pura Principle,” Write a research paper exploring the question, “Is Junot Diaz fair or unfair in his portrayal of women in his stories?” Remember, you must: Form your own opinion on his portrayal of women. At least use both short stories, “Alma” and “The Pura Principle.”
You may add other Diaz short stories. Select at least o ne of the articles provided. Find at least one other source to support your opinion. (Repeated from above: Your other source can come from: books, magazines or journals, encyclopedias (not Wikipedia), reference books, newspapers, letters, interviews, lectures, blogs, etc.) The stories Alma by Junot Diaz – Fiction.pdf The Pura Principle – The New Yorker 2020.pdf The Articles Cheating and Regret at Forefront of Díaz’s Latest _ Arts _ The Harvard Crimson.pdf Deceptive Intimacy_ Narration and Machismo in the Works of Junot Diaz.pdf How Junot Diaz Wrote a Sexist Character, but Not a Sexist Book – The Atlantic.pdf ‘The Baseline Is, You Suck’_ Junot Diaz on Men Who Write About Women – The Atlantic.pdf download PDF Get homework help here.