But she always pretended they were at fault. “what did you do to provoke them? it takes two to tangle,

But she always pretended they were at fault. “what did you do to provoke them? it takes two to tangle, you know.” –”daughter of invention,” julia alvarez read the passage. in it, the mother misuses the english idiom “it takes two to tango.” what does her language show about her as a character? she has picked up expressions and uses them like a native english speaker. she is at ease in her new home. she is embarrassed to speak. she has trouble communicating clearly in english.