FALLACY OF HOMECOMING AND REUNIFICATION IN CRISTINA GARCIAâ€™S DREAMING IN CUBAN
Diaspora means the dispersal of a population from one place to another. As opposed to the traditional conception restricted to the Jewish experience, the term now includes captivity, state-eradication exile, forced and voluntary exile, emigration, migration, and imperial diaspora. Cuban population forms a large diaspora in the United States. A majority of this migration took place during the 1959 Communist Revolution. Cristina Garciaâ€™s novel Dreaming in Cuban also depicts this process of migration and in doing so puts forward the argument that the diaspora population always has a longing to return home. The present paper puts forward the argument that the diaspora population always has a longing for a return to the home land, but the possibilities of such a return and reunion are few.