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Mr. Tuck, Koye Oyediji

In the story’s first few details we are told that the uncle is from Rochester, and then that is revised with the qualification that he is considered to be from Rochester “because that’s where he first landed when he came from Nigeria after winning the visa lottery” (lines 2-3).

This particular detail suggests


the family honors their home country of Nigeria.


the family questions the value of holding a Nigerian identity.


the character of the uncle takes pride in the multiplicity of his identity.


the family endured hardship on their journey from Nigeria.


the uncle will struggle with his identity as the story progresses.

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