Unformatted text preview: Chicano Spanish. The fact that Chicanas are encouraged to abandon any form of Spanish for proper English is unethical. Chicano Spanish is part of Chicana identity and there is no reason that this identity should be stripped from anyone. Multiple examples were given in the text of how the author was encouraged within the American education system to forget her language. The examples ranged from elementary school to graduate school. To encourage this, especially in an institution run by the government, is completely unconstitutional. The first amendment protects U.S. citizens for such violations, yet they occurred frequently throughout the author’s education. This is just one of many examples of a contradiction between documentation that our country is fundamentally built upon and the actual actions that are carried out within the country....
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course CES 101 taught by Professor Wilson,sky during the Spring '08 term at Washington State University .
- Spring '08