Unformatted text preview: the United States and Mexico. Eisele found that even with the beauty of the road and the mountains on her way to the Mexican border, her impressions were based on media information. She mentions, “Before I began to cross the border regularly, I heard stories about it. Some I read in the newspaper, some I watched on the local nightly news…most of the stories were about desperate souls who’d do anything to get north” (478). When Eisele first started to cross the border, she loved the beauty of the road and the scenery of the mountains. She was very excited. On the other hand, however, her idea about the border started to blot out the beauty. Because she had no idea of how the media distorted and the news that 1...
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- Winter '07
- Canada – United States border, real truth, Kimi Eisele, Border Stereotypes