SUGGESTED ACTIVITIES FOR THE EFL CLASS
PAY ATTENTION TO THE USE OF SPANISH WORDS:
…And landed here with those gachupin idea, that ridiculously
insolent Spanish su-pe-ri-o-ri-ty, la superioridad española…
…They were old Mexicans, mexicanos viejos…
ANALYSE CHARACTERS TAKING INTO ACCOUNT
THEIR ORIGIN AND POSITION IN SOCIETY.
……that only gives the big jobs to the Anglos- Klail Electric,
Belken & Co- and the little ones to us, as if we didn’t know as much
COMPARE CHARACTERS AND THEIR NARRATION OF BECKY’S
• Becky’s mother.
• She is Mexican and her husband American.
• Very conservative, obliged her daughter to get married to a ‘good’ man.
• She is against Becky’s divorce.
• Elvira Navarrete’s friend.
• World traveller
• Helps Becky after the divorce and they work together.