Anzaldua _ vocabulary chart

Anzaldua _ vocabulary chart - How to tame a wild...

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How to tame a wild tongue (Anzaldua) Pronunciation Meaning in English Uses Word in context 1) derogatory Disrespectful derogatory (adj.) Hociocona, repelona, chismosa, having a big mouth, questioning, carrying tales are all signs of being mal criada. In my culture they are all words that are derogatory if applied to women- I’ve never heard them applied to men. 2) discourse Dialogue discourse (noun) We are robbed of our female being by the masculine plural. Language is a male discourse . 3) heterogeneous Different heterogeneity (noun) And because we are a complex, heterogeneous people, we speak many languages. 4) distort Changed distortion (noun), distorted (adj.) Words distorted by English are known as anglicisms or pochismos. The pocho is an anglicized Mexican or American of Mexican origin who speaks Spanish with an accent characteristic of North Americans and who distorts and reconstructs the language according to the influence of English.
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  • Fall '16
  • Chicano, Pedro Infante

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