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Shaira Vargas08/25/2018SPRK 001 18Reading Response 11.Why are immigrants unsettling, and at the same time, also “romanticized”?
Why does the immigrant “travel to the very center of American Mythology”?
What are some of the myths regarding immigrants that you know?
2.What is Rodriguez think that the word, Hispanic, is a fiction, or made up words?
Rodriguez thinks that the word Hispanic is a fiction because people from Latin Americadon’t even use the term. The word is a “gringo contrivance” and is mainly used byAmericans to describe someone. According to Rodriguez, Hispanic is an ethical term andNOT a race because it describes their culture and way of life. He also mentions ethnicityhas nothing to do with race.What about all the other aspects of his identity?

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