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Since most Santa Lucians I knew went to great pains to avoid suffering pena, it was unlikely that my visitors, once put off, would approach me again in the near future, even if I had explicitly invited them to do so. This episode was also part of an ongoing lesson in the spontaneity of social interactions in Santa Lucía (and across the region), a spontaneity as characteristic of the institutional life of the school as the social life of its students and teenaged youth more generally. The norms of institutional life to which I was accustomed, in which one planned and organized, fitting meetings and other social events into rigidly delimited time slots established by institutional guidelines, were at odds with Santa Lucians’ extemporaneity about social planning and flexibility regarding time, and their ambivalent irreverence toward institutional structures if not authorities.

Unlike the young female students with whom I spoke, who tended to distance themselves from their own futures by representing themselves in the third person singular or the passive voice, Alvaro and his peers, already working with the patriarchal materials that legitimized their male subjectivity, narrated their futures in the first person—as protagonists of their own lives over which they had complete control: “I plan to complete an engineering degree and make something of myself ”; “My plan is to get work in agriculture that pays well, buy a house, and then 18 ● Coming of Age in Times of Crisis have a family”; “I’m going to travel first, while I have the chance.

It was not unlike the glances I had seen on students’ faces in the classroom as they looked up to their teachers, readying themselves to respond to a question they had been called on to answer (see chapter 4): small but significant gestures, the kinds of gestures through which the vulnerable self proposes to define, sexualize, and objectify herself in relation to an Other assumed to be more powerful, to have already sized her up, assessed her, determined her value in relation to his. Eduardo greeted the girls broadly and teasingly urged them on: “Good afternoon, young ladies.

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