Background：1、The story takes the guise（伪装） of an instructional manual, purporting to offer advice as to how to act or behave depending upon the ethnicity（种族划分） and social class of the reader’s date.
2、The narrator's style is said to "undercut both individuality and objectivity" by pointing out the different ways to court women or to hide your particular ethnicity.
3、author：As Diaz himself admits, much of his work is thinly veiled autobiography. His work is definitely fiction, however, and not to be seen as ...view middle of the document...
You see the multiple dimensions of this one character all brought out by race
5、The diversity of the neighborhood calls for him to describe three different scenarios for three different types of girls, Black girls, white girls and what he calls "halfies", mixed race girls. This short story is filled with a young mans limited, stereotypical, amateur predictions of how each racial delegate of the female sex will respond to his carefully thought out applications of immature charm
6、the self-loathing（自我厌弃） ethnically confused burgeoning playboy. a subtle portrait of an entire culture, that of the latin inmigrants in the states
1、 Government cheese：It was usually delivered to your door(if you had a home) in a large block, by the state.for poor people
2、 Union city：Union City is rather impoverished but it has always been a destination for immigrants. It is the Little Havana of New Jersey. Once inhabited mainly by Cubans, it is now home to Latino immigrants from all countries.
3、Terrace is a small city nestled in the coast mountain range of British Columbia. It has a population of approximately 15 000 people. The main industries in Terrace are logging, fishing, and tourism