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1. "Altagracia's Dream" is set in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Assuming you have never lived there, comment on how well the story gave you a sense of life in that small pocket of the world.

2. What characteristics of "Pearl Story" made this piece of fiction, as short as it is, a complete story?

3. Comment on how the poem, "John Lennon Glasses," affected you.