The purpose and effect of Ernesto Galarza's word choice in Barrio Boy is that it
A. Confuses the reader, illustrating Ernesto's confusion and struggle with the English Languages.
B. Illustrates Ernesto's pride of his country of birth and blends the two languages that Ernesto speaks allowing the reader to experience and feel Mexican and American Culture.
C. Helps to demonstrate Ernesto's desire to leave behind his old, troubling life in Mexico.
D. Gives the reader a clear sense of the dread that Ernesto felt as he is forced to leave his home.