1. Read the short story “Malcriada” by Lorraine Ávila (Blackboard: Course Documents).
3. Pick ONE of the following options and respond in the comment section down below. The deadline is Wednesday, 4/19 before the class.
Unpack the significance of the narrator’s (nick)name “Malcriada.” How Avila uses this word to present a critique of how young girls and femmes are silenced within patriarchal societies.
Elaborate on the intra-Caribbean migration routes presented by the story and Miguel’s and the narrator’s understanding of the ocean.
What are the conditions and life-threatening dangers of migrating through yolas as presented by Ávila?