The Question and Answer section for The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Belicia simply moves on. She knows the other students and staff shun her, and she is defensive and rude when they do interact with her. In other words.... she blows them off and continues to do exactly what she wants to do.
Oscar's mother is a tough cookie and harsh discipilarian.
Lola was athletic, independent, and tough. She encouraged Oscar to improve himself and was thoroughly repulsed by his porn magazines, which she told him to get rid of. Lola hung out with a...