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Unformatted text preview: Catholics and people who abide to patriarchal hierarchies. This approach is dark and depressing and she does not justify her research; this being said she argues the influence of the Catholic Church with her spirituality. Arguing religion with religion is not valid; spirituality cannot be argued because it cannot be debated without facts. Similarly, both of the authors describe the border and the struggles that the borderland people face in their lifetimes. Both of the authors describe the life of Mexican immigrant woman as the main pillar of the family and maintaining the culture. This being said, both of the authors take different approaches to describe the constant struggle of the borderland people but Pat Mora surpasses Gloria Anzaldua because she lets the immigrants speak for themselves and does not generalize and stereotypes the life of the immigrant. Using religion as an argument cannot be a basis of an argument and thats where Anzaldua loses credibility....
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course CHICANO ST chicano st taught by Professor Figueroa during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.
- Spring '11