Splanglish-Worksheet - Chapter 2: Cultural Diversity:...

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Chapter 2: Cultural Diversity: Family Strengths and Challenges FILM Spanglish, 2004 (Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc.) MPAA Rating : PG-13 for some sexual content and brief language Format : DVD/VHS Plot Outline: Flor and her daughter Christina immigrate to Los Angeles from Mexico in search of a better life. After 6 years in the familiar and “safe” surroundings of a Hispanic enclave, Christina’s transition to adolescence prompts Flor to seek a job that will make it possible for her to supervise Christina more closely. When Flor gets a job as housekeeper for the family of a successful chef, her interactions with the affluent, eccentric American family challenge her parental and relational values. DESCRIPTION OF CLIP [Scenes 1-3 on DVD] The movie begins with a committee at Princeton University reviewing Christina’s letter of application. Christina, describing how her mother, Flor, has influenced her, narrates the story of their emigration from Mexico and their experiences adjusting to a new
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This note was uploaded on 04/27/2011 for the course FCS 323 taught by Professor D during the Spring '11 term at Mississippi State.

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Splanglish-Worksheet - Chapter 2: Cultural Diversity:...

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