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That brings about the notion of shifts to borders. She goes on to discuss how people who grow up speaking Chicano Spanish are ashamed of speaking it because they feel that it is an illegitimate language, a false or incorrect way of speaking, even though it is their native tongue.

No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. The sea cannot be fenced, El mar does not stop at borders. A lot of Chicanos identify their language with their home. This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons. Once Anzaldua began to see literature and great speakers presenting this language, she began to see the language as legitimized.

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Chapter 4 The next chapter discusses the duality of life and death. She says how her writing produces anxiety and chatper her look at herself and her experience at understanding her own conflicts, engendering anxiety within herself. The author goes into detail about the Mexican-American war: People anzzldua look down upon the language that a person is speaking have a tendency to look down upon that person and write them off as stupid or uneducated.


The next chapter deals with the languages used by the author and the identities that they hold. However, these are simply the tangible borderlands that she discusses. The men hold the power and the men make borerlands rules.

You deserve the right to sit with her words, and transcribe them for yourself. We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the Xnzaldua Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.

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Gloria Anzaldua’s Borderlands/ La Fronteras Part 1: Powerful Passages

She recognizes that in some people it is genetically inherent and understood. From this scene, Anzaldua moves into a historical account of the peopling of Mexico and Texas: It ends with Gloria Anzaldua writing about being back in her home, South Texas.

HubPages and Hubbers authors may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others. She demonstrates clearly the intesections of various discrimination, whether it be from the dominant Anglo-or European society towards non-Europeans, or gender issues, especially the compounding nature of being both a woman and a homosexual Largas, transparentes, en sus barrigas llevan lo que puedan arebatarle al amor.

Aunt Lute Books p. She learns to be an Indian in Mexican culture, to be Mexican from an Anglo point of view. Their crossing into the U. These arguments can be looked at further as the native Indians were simply people migrating from one land to another. Retrieved from ” https: Not only does her lesbian identity have both male and female aspects, but her culture is a mixture of many different races and cultures. In the university she attended, she was required to take two speech classes to get rid of her accent.

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Her book is broken into two main sections. This chapter focuses on language, primarily the different aspects of Spanish and English as people of Mexican descent in the United States speak each.

This chapter covers an overall view on her writing. She shows how the border pulls people to be something new. I am glad to see this on Hubpages She continues dealing with homophobic ideas, and the fear of being rejected. Thus, in a mestizo, the feminine side lies with the Indian culture.

This page was last edited on 8 Novemberat I want freedom to carve and chisel my own face, to staunch the bleeding with ashes, to fashion my own gods out of entrails. ComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers.

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This person is someone who has betrayed their culture by not properly speaking the language of their homeland. She wants to be happy with the way she is, but it causes discomfort within society and her family.

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