Wondrous Life Of Oscar Wao Analysis

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Heteronormativity is the correct role by law and/or social contract that a person should follow do to their gender, sexual orientation, and arguably race. This term could also deal with topics like masculinity, femininity, or ideas of gender roles. Two novels that deal with heteronormativity immensely are The Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and The Intuitionist. In Junot Díaz novel about Oscar Wao, it brings life to the meaning of being a masculine Dominican man. In Oscar’s case it deals with gender and his sexual orientation. Yunior describes the idea heteronormativity in comparison to Oscar and states, “Had none of the Higher Powers of your typical Dominican male, couldn’t have pulled a girl if his life depended on it. Couldn’t play sports… had