Symbolism in Junot Diaz’s Story “Fiesta, 1980”

Discuss symbolism in Junot Diaz’s story “Fiesta, 1980.”

Junot Diaz is known for his provocative and sometimes grotesque sensibility. Thus, it should be no surprise that the most potent symbolic element in his story “Fiesta, 1980” comes in the form of the main character, Yunior, vomiting. What does Yunior’s carsickness symbolize in the story? Make sure that your response answers this question clearly and directly and that you use plenty of examples from the text to back up your interpretation.