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Zhixin Chen Dr. E-A Eng 1102 – Section (5) 10/23/2010 Citation: Anzaldúa, Gloria, Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza , San Francisco: Aunt Lute, 1999. Print. Summary: In the two chapters Entering into the Serpent and How to Tame a Wild Tongue, the author talks about the different cultures and languages. She has many examples and experience for her own in the article. At the beginning, the author has a discussion of serpent. As a child, she was told the snakes were very dangerous and they would enter her body. Also, she was bitten by the snake when she was a child. After talking about serpent, Anzaldúa introduces a story of goddesses of Mexican and Chicano cultures. She describes Azteca-Mexica culture; many Indian groups had goddesses that they venerated. They Azteca-Mexica culture drove the powerful female deities. The leaders of many tribes were female. Aztec leaders changed things by destroying documents, rewriting mythology, validating wars and conquest. “After the Conquest, the Spaniard and their Church continued to split
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This note was uploaded on 12/07/2010 for the course ENG 1102 taught by Professor Espinosaaguilar during the Spring '10 term at Northeastern.

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