‘Sixty-nine cent’ | Analysis and interpretation

“I am my parents’ son” that is the last sentence in the short story sixty-nine Cents, and that is the whole message of the test.

The short story is written on September 3, in 2007. The author Gary Shteyngart describes himself in a tug of war between the Russian culture of his parents and the American culture.

When the narrator was fourteen years old his family and other Russian immigrant made a trip to Florida to see Disneyland.

He likes being there and wants to be like every American-born boy. He wants to go to the beaches and speak to girls, and eat McDonald`s.

Do all the things every boy at his age takes for granted. On page two, line 26, the protagonist said “I stalked down the beach, past baking Midwestern girls. “Oh, hi there.

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