Kingsolver shifts the point of view in Chapter 2 to limited third person

Kingsolver shifts - Kingsolver shifts the point of view in Chapter 2 to limited third person relating information as it is seen and understood by

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Unformatted text preview: Kingsolver shifts the point of view in Chapter 2 to limited third person, relating information as it is seen and understood by Lou Ann Ruiz. Lou Ann, who, like Taylor, is a native Kentuckian, lives in Tucson, Arizona (an environment quite familiar to Kingsolver, who moved there in the late 1970s). Much to her mother's chagrin, Lou Ann married Angel Ruiz four years earlier. Soon after being married, they moved to Tucson to be close to Angel's family. Lou Ann's mother doesn't like Angel because he is Mexican: According to Lou Ann's mother, Mexicans are "trying to take over the world like the Catholics." Here, Kingsolver portrays the prejudice of Lou Ann's mother to reveal the fact that discrimination, in many forms, is prevalent in American society. Lou Ann tries to convince her mother that she is wrong about Mexicans by sending her newspaper clippings about successful Mexican...
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course ENG 1320 taught by Professor Bost during the Fall '09 term at Texas State.

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