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Chicanos Ning Site Posting #2

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Chicanos Ning Site Posting #2

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  • 1. How to Tame a Wild Tongue,
    From Bordering Fires
    Language and Prejudice
  • 2. Girl grows up being told to get rid of her Mexican accent, to Americanize her language.
    She fights it, mixes the two, Chicano language
    Grows up to be more like the males in her family
    Her language is her history, her very self
    Outline of the Story
  • 3. Born in Texas
    Family of ranchers
    Family comes from prestigious line of Spaniards
    Authors Background
  • 4. Started her menstrual cycle at 3 months old.
    Difficult childhood due to condition
    Underwent a hysterectomy as an adult
    Considered a strong voice in Chicano culture
    Authors Background
  • 5. Bordering Fires: The Vintage Book of Chicano and Chicana Literature
    By Cristina Garcia
    Essay: How to Tame a Wild Tongue
    By Gloria E. Anzaldúa
    Content

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