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Unformatted text preview: space opposite of the Anglo Americans. Instead of using the backyard as the place to spend their free time, the Latino Americans barely use the backyard and keep that more impersonal. Also, in opposition to the Anglo Americans, the Latino Americans use the front yard as their place and space for social interactions. They keep their front yards open to their neighbors. By doing so, this is what Rojas means when he says they “extend their home life toward the street”. The Latino Americans openly converse among each other, relax, and do other activities in the front yard, which allows involvement of others. This in a sense creates a true community and these relations/interactions are what should be preserved in every neighborhood. Anglo Americans should learn from the lifestyle of the Latino Americans in East Los Angeles....
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2010 for the course HISP hisp200 taught by Professor Wortham during the Spring '10 term at Maryland.
- Spring '10