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PROGRESSION 1 In 1980s, the development of American society culture as a embodiment of the mutual development of multiculture . In this period , Chicano studies expanded to the literature , language , art , film ,music ,dance and others . Many literary critics of Chicano literature applied the contemporary criticism of Europe and the Unite States to the Chicano studies . In this stage , there are plenty of famous literatures came out , such as The Rain God ( Arturo Islas ,1984) . In this book , it shows critical ideology of gender and sexuality in the Mexico culture. Arturo Islas has created several polar stereotypes ,like Miguel Grande's machismo and Felix's homosexual , Lola's hard and Juanita's submissiveness . It also described a particular role , which is Miguel Chico , . Miguel Chico is one of the leading role , his real name is Miguel Angel. In order to differentiate him with his father , he was called Miguel Chico or Mickie. After he got doctor's degree , he became a professor in a university in San Francisco and living alone .He didn't married and he was not usually go back home in the desert , cause his family suspect that he is a homosexual . His father always wants him to be a real man , when he was a child , he had to apologize to his father for playing with dolls .

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