By: Maria Moreno Professor Arguello History 33 Bordering FiresCristina Garcia
Introduction: The border that separates Mexico from the United States is more than a geographic divide. To be Mexican, Mexican-American, or Chicano/a is to be part of grandly diverse and complex communities with multiple allegiances and multiply hyphenated identities. “The history of Mexico is the history of a man seeking his parentage, his origins…” Octavio Paz
Carlos Fuentes-Excerpt from The Death of Artemio Cruz It is a story of a man whom was living with the knowledge of someone else's sacrifice for his own life.
Never marry a Mexican In the short story of Sandra Cisneros. She says that her mom would always tell her not to marry a Mexican because her father was a very bad person.
Important Authors from the book Authors Authors Ramon Lopez Velarde Ruben Martinez Angeles Mastretta Carlos Monsivais Ignacio Padilla Octavio Paz Elena Poniatowaksa Samuel Ramos Alfonso Reyes ‘Richard Rodriguez Juan Rulfo Xavier Villaurrutia Rudulfo Anaya Gloria Anzaldua Jimmy Santiago Baca Coral Bracho Rosario Castellanos Ana Castillo Sandra Cisneros Carlos Fuentes DagobertoGilb