Future is foreclosed Slave to the binary means you will be stuck Life is layed

Future is foreclosed slave to the binary means you

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Slave to the binary means you will be stuck. Life is layed out for you. Fall from grace - innocence - experience, what the young girl will learn The irony is that she already knows The Anti-hero - a direct response to the paccho poets (who reconstruct chicano mascuality) Woman are tired of men being represented as people who are in the kitchen doing all the house work - nothing interesting - anticlimax Finding not wanting, wanting more - nothing If not a man in your life, what are you Destined to discover that - repetitive theme of not wanting to know what she already knows Something other than what she already knows Not something to be glorified or romanticized Re-Writes the story of genesis Dont be a lemeche - dont be traitors to your man - told in spanish, different cultural and linguistic perspective. A deeper perspective of her own passion - reflections of the inner most voice. Code Switching - mixes cultures Whole allegory - fall from grace, eve betrayal of adam. Woman cant help but betray the men Passion of her personality - uses mangos - latinx roots - wonderful story compared to controlling females behaviours - an alternate eden - an eden for woman Lets forget all this Whats so counter revolutionary about it - just stop all the pain - not traitorous - Sexuality and Politics - speaker is trying to draw attention over her lover off of politics Another version of malinche - dont listen to him Female body becomes a sight of eroticism in a male dominated political environment
Writing poems from the perspective of young chicano girls - woman are not roses - woman are not be constructed by the male gaze - begins it own movement \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Through the lens of the people who worked the earth This migrant Earth The earth did not devour him Mentioned religious belief - if you sin, the earth with take you Family members fall from sun stroke, sun is beating down on you Raised in a Cathlioc chruch, Hates it Calls the devils name, curses God, clouds recover - sun gets covered up - anti catholic Placed the devil in the persona of the little boy Dont cursed god, you will burn in hell for that - images of heat throughout the book Revera strategically places him - that dosnt seem to know where its going or it’s geographic location Travel under the darkness of night, get their work done, and leave Not a promissing existance Little tragedies that happen - rubbing alc and burn Silence - a motif too Racial Discrimination, it’s there, boys waiting for a haircut, dad comes back furous - racial stuff Frame Narrative, opening story to the last story, a circle - gotta come back, comes around full circle No grand heros A lot of these characters seem lost, what is the direct time, time is an important element Boy is trying to recover a lost year Random movement throughout - harvest season - Utah? Dont know Flat Bed Trucks, expected to exit, want your cheap labor, but not your bodies, conditions are horrible Forces seem so stacked agaisnt them Shrugging of the shoulders, what can we do…?

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