Chicano studies 1B Notes week 2.docx - Derek Nguyen Chicano studies 1B Section Tuesday\/5:00PM Gloria Anzaldua La conciencia de la mestiza Towards a New

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Derek Nguyen Chicano studies 1B Section Tuesday/5:00PM 1/12/2016 Gloria Anzaldua: La conciencia de la mestiza: Towards a New Consciousness La mestiza is a product of the transfer of the cultural and spiritual values of one group to another. Subconsciously, we see an attack on ourselves and our beliefs as a threat and we attempt to block with a counterstance. And in return, a counterstance locks one into a duel of oppressor and oppressed. La mestiza is not static, because it constantly shifts out of habitual formations; from convergent thinking, analytical reasoning that tends to use rationality to move toward a western goal…..western mode The quote, “You’re nothing but a woman” means you are defective. The quote shows the inequality that women have in society and women of color face even more discrimination and inequality. Empower and agency individually as well as a racial entity, need to voice our opinions.

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