Rafael Barba + character tropes

      ↳ Survivor’s guilt

“Going away to college is often the first step for first-generation
college students (FGCs; i.e., those who are the first in their
families to attend college) to achieve a higher social class… however, this transition to college creates uncertainty and conflict because it
highlights economic and cultural discrepancies between the
working-class home environment and the middle-class university
environment…” (x)