Society norm in Oscar Wao
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Despite the "typical Dominican boy", Oscar cannot seem to get the girl. "He wore his nerdiness like a Jedi wore his lightsaber" (Diaz)
I love you too!
I love you!
It is normal for women do do all of the housework in Dominican society. “I [Lola] was the Perfect hija. I was the one cooking, cleaning, doing the wash, buying groceries, etc…” (Diaz 56)
Why do I always have to do the laundry!
Yay! No work!
You are expected to have sex with girls in Dominican society: “ his mother gave him hundred dollars and his first kiss... A box of condoms: Use them all...On girls” (Diaz 49)
Yes... I know... (if only I could get one....)
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