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Chen 1 Zhixin Chen Dr. E-A Eng 1102 – Section (5) 10/18/2010 Question 1 The author says: “Yet we have not all embraced this dichotomy. In the U.S. Southwest, Mexico, Central and South America the indio and the mestizo continue to worship the old spirit entities (including Guadalupe) and their supernatural power, under the guise of Christian saints.”(Gloria Anzaldua 33). Which group of the indio and mestizo do not embraced this dichotomy? Why they choose to continue worship the old spirit? Question 2 On page 35, Gloria Anzaldua states that: “Wailing is the Indian, Mexican, and Chicana woman’s feeble protest when she has no other recourse”. Which kind of other recourse does she need? How can she achieve the recourse? Question 3 On page 38, Gloria Anzaldua argues that: “Thus people who inhabit both realities are forced to live in the interface between the two, forced to become adept at switching modes”. How can people have in-deep knowledge of both realities?
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Unformatted text preview: Question 4 Gloria Anzaldua states that: “Repeated attacks on our native tongue diminish our sense of self. The attacks continue throughout our lives.” (46). What method can people take to reduce the influence of attacks? Question 5 Chen 2 On page 48, Gloria Anzaldua argues that: “Yet I couldn’t stop my feet from thumping to the music, could not stop humming the words, nor hide from myself the exhilaration I felt when I heard it.” Since author feel happy when she hears the Corridos ; why she would feel ambivalent about the music? Question 6 The author says: “Chicanos did not know we were a people until 1965 when Cesar Chavez and farmworkers united and I Am Joaquin was published and la Raza Unida party was formed in Texas. With that recognition, we became a distinct people”. (Gloria Anzaldua 33) How are the book and party recognized by people? Why they are so important to Chicanos?...
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