Analysis Of Yolanda

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The main characters in the book include Sandra, Yolanda, Sofia, and Carla. Their lives and personal thoughts are revealed throughout the novel.
Although all of girls get around the same amount of chapters, Yolanda really stands out. The majority of her chapters take place in her adult life, unlike her sisters whose memories are more in childhood. For this reason the reader can more easily understand why she acts the way she does, and why her mental breakdowns happened when they did. She explains her failed relationships and the heartbreak that came along with them. She used to want to be a poet, but she was too scared her words would hurt other people. She ended up being a teacher, but not much else about her career is known. Her trauma is

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