In "No One Thinks Of Tegucigalpa" by Namoi Nye, a small, unpopular area is described through itself and its inhabitants. The writer refers to Tegucigalpa as a place that everyone else, or outsiders ("they") don't really care about. "They don't want to hear about Tegucigalpa because it makes / them feel like a catalogue of omissions" (9-10). However, Nye looks down on these people, referring to them negatively as people who talk "As if Houston were everything" (11). Here, we know Naomi Nye disagrees strongly with the sentiment that Tegucigalpa is nothing, especially when she describes the place, talking about its population and what happens. Through the people, she gives Tegucigalpa character, as if she's saying "yes, this place is significant in its own way." To her, to the people that live there, this place is important, and it's something that the people who DON'T live there can't really recognize or appreciate. In this way, Nye is showing a great appreciation for cultural diversity, as she gives Tegucigalpa worth based on its "personality" as a place, with its people, making a claim for how important it is in itself.
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