ENGL+201+Carolina+María+de+Jesus+and+Benedita+da+Silva

ENGL+201+Carolina+María+de+Jesus+and+Benedita+da+Silva

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/7/09 Carolina María de Jesus and Benedita da Silva ENGL 201.057: Reading and Writing about Texts Spring 2009
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5/7/09 Brazil
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5/7/09 Colonized by Portugal in 1500; independence 1822. Language is Portuguese. Carolina María de Jesus discovered as writer in 1958 Military government 1964-1985 Democracy reestablished 1988
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5/7/09 Carolina María de Jesus (Bitita) Born 1913 in interior of Brazil (far less prosperous than coast) in Sacramento, state of Minas Gerais Went to São Paolo in her teens. Lived on streets, got pregnant—three kids. Built shack in favela. Reporter discovered in 1958 (following rumors that she wrote). She wanted her stories and poems
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5/7/09 Benedita da Silva (Bené) Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1943 Book from which the essay we read was taken published in 1997 From wikipedia: 1982 - She was elected city councilor of Rio de Janeiro for the Worker's Party . 1986 - Elected to the
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5/7/09 How does each writer represent
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