Where does Eugene live in American history?
Keeping this in view, how does she describe Eugene's house from her fire escape?
She describe Eugene's house as small and neat. What are the two contrasts when comparing Elena's home with Eugene's? Elena feels her home is large and noisy; Eugene's home is quiet and comfortable.
Beside above, what is the setting of American history? "American History" beings with a description of the narrator's neighborhood in Paterson, New Jersey, in 1963. The narrator, fourteen-year-old Elena, lives in what she refers to as a Puerto Rican tenement building called El Building. It is an old, rundown apartment building on a busy city corner.
Similarly, what attracts Elena to Eugene?
Elena is attracted to Eugene because he likes to read books, as she does. When Elena approaches him, Eugene smiles and blushes; he likes her, but he is shy.
What is El building and where is it?
El Building is located in Paterson, New Jersey during 1963. The main character, Elena, describes it as being right on the corner of Straight and Market streets.