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...Chicano The world is a heterogeneous collection of cultures, races, and societies. Out of which, one is Chicano, a word, that is derived from Spanish language. It refers to the people who are permanent residents in U.S. having Mexican origin (Arturo, pp. 20-28). This term was unfamiliar until the last few decades, which came into prominence after 1960s. People of Chicano culture were trade into America as low-priced labors with the agreement of the American and Mexican governments. These people belonged to the poorest families in rural areas of Mexico, and did not had any identity in the society, used the term Chicano during the Civil rights Movement in order to amalgamate themselves so... ...
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...Chicano The world is a heterogeneous collection of cultures, races, and societies. Out of which, one is Chicano, a word, that is derived from Spanish language. It refers to the people who are permanent residents in U.S. having Mexican origin (Arturo, pp. 20-28). This term was unfamiliar until the last few decades, which came into prominence after 1960s. People of Chicano culture were trade into America as low-priced labors with the agreement of the American and Mexican governments. These people belonged to the poorest families in rural areas of Mexico, and did not had any identity in the society, used the term Chicano during the Civil rights Movement in order to amalgamate themselves so... ...
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...CHICANO CD Track La Huasanga (Los Rogacianos) Its presentation is interesting. The style portrayed in the music is almost like a lament, with a distinctive use of virtuoso improvisations on violin and high lines that most of the occasions break into a short falsetto for one or two syllables. This is also boosted with huapanguera (a deep-sounding 8string guitar) and jarana huesteca (high sounding, small 8 string guitar), to help accomplish the rhythmic. There is also wonderful rhythmic influence of the chilena style and the vocalists and their falsettos are just amazing that get standing ovations from the audience. La Huasanga (Los Rogacianos) is a must for followers of music who appreciates... CHICANO...
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Chicano Movement
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...Chicano Movement Introduction Chicano Movement was a movement in the history of America supported and led by Americans of Mexican descent. These Mexican Americans protested against the injustices done to the Mexicans in the form of racial discrimination which included acts such as rape. Theatre was an important aspect of the Chicano Movement. Since the Mexican Americans audience of the Chicano Movement was not literate, therefore, theatre represented a more apt way of communicating their issues with the public. The issues dealt by the Chicano plays included racial discrimination, education, poor living...
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Chicano History
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...Chicano History The Chicano Movement ushered in a new era. It was a time when young people from ethnic and mainstream groups in various parts of the country sought to express their hopes for the country. In the history of the U.S., no other era embodies the rise of youthful self-conscious idealism. It is possible to say that Spain had a great impact on these territories since Christopher Columbus discovered America in 1492. Spain was one of the first movers who started colonization of America and occupied the Southwest. Spanish colonizers established their rules and social order, values and traditions on this land. The positive significance of the Southwest can be explained by the fact... ...
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...Chicano Studies Identity Identity refers to the way a person expresses himself and his association to a group. Identification influences the perception of a person about himself and the rest of the world hence determining how a person treats himself. It is dynamic since it is ever changing as seen in the case of the populace of Mexican background living in United States. The Mexican Americans over the past years have experienced difficult in identifying themselves mainly because of their history, which poses ambiguity. The Mexicans after the Americans colonized them were expected to automatically adopt American culture but this was not the case. This is because...
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Chicano Culture
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...Chicanos. During the 1960s, the kind of music that was popular among the Chicanos of East Los Angeles was the eastside sound which was a mixture of other musical styles. Conjuncto music is a specific kind of music performed by small groups of musicians. It was popular among the Texan-Mexicans from 1935-1955. For conjuncto style of music, the most important instrument is the accordion which the Chicanos adopted from the Europeans who settled in America. The other theory was that the accordion was adopted from the German immigrants in Mexico. It was the only instrument that was popular among the Chicanos... The Eastside Sound and Conjuncto Music The Americans of Mexican descent are referred to as the...
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Chicano Study
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...Chicano Study The film “Official Story” represents one element of a trend towards the emergence of Chicano filmmaking into mainstream cinema. The story occurs during Argentina’s military regime of the 1970s and early 1980s, before the Falklands war was instituted in order to distract the people from the atrocities that were taking place within its borders and to unite them to face an external threat – the British, as the Argentinean government moved to exert territorial rights over the Falkland islands which was under British rule. The film story of “Camila” occurs after the Falklands war had ended in favour of the British and the military, dictatorial...
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Chicano Movement
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...Chicano Movement) Q: Why did you choose to participate in a movement A: My initial entry into the Chicano movement was more of an expression of a deep-seated anger. This disturbing sense of annoyance was not something new, but something that had been passed on from one generation to other. Some sort of a painful legacy that was further aggravated by a sense of understanding into and comprehension of the surrounding environment and scenario. While, the very cause associated with the movement was just and worthy, it's peaceful nature suited to my... provided me with a sense of identity and belonging. I always harbored a sense of being lost. However, once I became a part of the...
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...Chicano and the women’s movement? There are several challenges that the Chicana women face during their activities in reducing... QUASTION What are civil rights? How do they impact your life? A civil right is the enforceable privilege or right. This civil rights can cause actions if they interfered by any person causing injuries. Civil rights are known to be the rights of an individual where by he/she receives equal treatment (and to be free from unfair treatment or "discrimination) in several settings including employment, housing, education and more based on some legally- protected characteristics. Some of the example of the civil rights include; freedom to speech, assembly and press, right to...
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...Chicano studies Chicano word was originally derived from Mexicans living in the United s. The reason behind it was that who had decided to live in the U.S. were no longer real Mexicans for they had given up their country by living in other countries. They were a small group. In the ancient days, the act of calling someone a Chicano was to mean that they were illiterate, poor, and destitute people living in tin shacks along the border. However, the resentment still lingered. Chicano people are well explained under the following aspects. Under development Chicano people were underdeveloped because of political instability within their region. It is because political power is gained by having... Insert...
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...Chicano Studies Table of Contents Introduction 3 Comparison between Portrait of Teresa and Salt of the Earth 4 Conclusion 9 References 10 Bibliography 11 Introduction Films are the greatest source of entertainment and strong platform to execute social messages. Since its initiation, films have been effective and the most creative, popular and strongest means of visual arts used for mass-communication. Along with entertainment a number of films also take crucial roles to carry out myriad social, political and economic issues at times centring round many important historical events across the globe. In this essay we intend to select some of those didactic movies which are...
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Chicano sociology
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...Chicano Sociology The caste system in New Spain/Mexico was based on racial distinctions. At the apex were the Guachpines (Peninsulars) and at the base were Negroes.   Anybody who was not a Guachapine was considered socially and lawfully inferior.  The assignment caste was through baptism by a priest. Moving to a higher caste was not possible because the caste system was based on race (Rosales, pp 37). The caste system maintained a social privileged to the Peninsulares and the white skinned people by giving them first priority in almost everything and also providing them with elevated quality services like high quality education (Beezley, pp14-34). Mexican independence...
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Chicano employment
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...Chicano Employment: Journal Review Chicano Employment: Journal Review Methods of Data Collection in the Research Data This survey inJournal of Ethnic and Migration Studies used data from secondary data from the March demographic files of Current Population Survey (CPS). The research embodied roughly 60,000 households. This survey combined Current Population Surveys and population census. The survey captured men within the range of 25 and 64 years. To analyze these data, researchers in this survey employed inter-group comparisons and dependent variables (Waldiinger et al, 2007). Researchers combined surveys from the year 2001 to the year 2003 to come up...
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Chicano movie
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...Chicano Movie Reflections on Chicano movies portraying the massacres that afflicted nations such as Guatemala, Argentina and Columbia gives viewers vital lessons in history worth recalling. These lessons act as deterrent and a warning to governments around the Latin region and other parts of the world on the dangers of killing civilians on the pretext of solving political differences. Therefore, movies such as El Norte, The Official Story and Maria Full of Grace are also examples of how entertainment is a tool of sensitizing society the pitfalls of societies that lack betters of reconciling its warring citizens (Cook 145). Despite the representation of the evil caused to innocent civilians... Task...
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Chicano Feminism Term Paper
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...Chicano Feminism This paper intends to discuss Chicana feminism issues that have affected the social development of the Mexican American orChicano population in the U.S. after 1848. The paper starts with an introduction to feminism, and goes on to relate the concept with Chicano feminism. Chicano feminism in relation to sexuality is discussed. Next section describes three main descriptions of the Chicano feminism, followed by some main Chicano issues, which include child and health care, employment, education, political familialism, domestic abuse, and machismo. The report is summarized in a concluding...
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Intro. to Chicano Literature
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...Chicano Literature La Raza The term La Raza is derived from the Spanish word raza which simply means a race, lineage, ethnicity or breed. Therefore, La Raza refers to a race. However, despite its standard meaning, it might have different expressions amongst the Spanish speakers in Spain and Latin America. For instance, in Latin America, it is used to express the Hispanic identity-A blend of Spanish and European heritage. This term was used by the Chicano scholars in reference to the immigrant Americans with Mexican decency. 2. Rudolfo Anaya Rudolfo Anaya is an American author who was born in Pastura, New Mexico in 1937. After his high school education, be preceded... to the prestigious...
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Chicano Literature Essay Questions
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...Chicano Although Chicano literature is relatively young, it is, as Tatum emphasizes, an “important part of the US literature” (3). The varied American population and the growth of Spanish-speaking ethnicities within the society have aided the cultural and linguistic development of Chicano literature. Filmmakers and writers have explored the relations between the American society and the cultural Chicano roots; My Family is an excellent film tracing such links as experienced by a family over three generations and How to Be a Chicana Role Model by Michele Serros also traces the connections between personal experiences and...
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...Chicano Study Mexican-American Introduction Lately, the development has become an entity of competition among most nations of the world. Today, ‘which country is the most developed’, ‘which country is developing fastest’ and ‘which country has the greatest prospects for development’ virtually remains the most talked about subject of the media. Though such discussions seem primarily common now than before, the search for development among individual nations actually started long before today. Undoubtedly, nations like America, Britain, Germany and France who could be referred to as developmental giants without much controversy started embarking on the journey unto...
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Chicano wedding customs
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...Chicano Folklore: A Guide to the Folktales, Traditions, Rituals and Religious Practices of Mexican Americans.” London: Oxford University Press, 2001. Print. Gaspar de Alba, Alicia Chicano Art Inside/Outside the Masters House: Cultural Politics and the CARA Exhibition. Texas: University of Texas Press, 1998. Print. Stacy, Lee. Mexico and the United States. New York: Marshall Cavendish, 2002. Print.... Chinano Wedding Customs Although the society has been changing with time, different cultures still have different wedding customs. Chinano weddings are among the most interesting and most valuable customs in many parts of the world. Chinano borrows most of its wedding customs from the fact that marriage...
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Health problem of chicano
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...Chicano What is the issue? Health Problems are one of the biggest issues for Chicanos in the United States. Health problems are brought about by many factors such as lack of health insurance, lacking a regular source of medical care, and inconveniences one encounter when trying to obtain health care. According to Frank and Elizabeth (1), about one in six adults living in the United States lack health insurance, the highest uninsured rates are among Hispanics and those with low incomes. Examples of the major health problems observed in the Chicano community in the United States are cancer, heart disease, obesity, asthma, diabetes, alcoholism and HIV/AIDS, among others (Raquel, 1... Health Problem of...
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Analyzing Chicano Film
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...Chicano film ANALYZING CHICANO FILM Soviet film director Eisenstein lived, in the country of Mexico, to work on the film. This epic film dramatizes more than four centuries of Mexico’s history. This paper answers some questions that revolve on the setting of the film and the message that the film tries to pass across to the viewers. Question # 1 The most arresting images of the film are those of the monks and the priests. They are the leaders of the procession, and they are seen in their black robes and hoods like images. This is in contraction to the colorful costumes that people have worn. Their presence is imposing with the skulls, which they hold in their hands like talismans... Analyzing Chicano...
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...Your full March 18, Essays Son means sound, and son mexicano means Mexican folk music from the countryside. Why rural Mexican folk music is given this name is because it marks a clear colonial difference between the musica and the son, where musica is the music played in church and son is the noise type music which all and sundry played. The origin of the Son lies in Central Mexico. It is a blend of Spanish, African, and aboriginal music. Son mexicano has become a vast generalization of a myriad of rural folk music representing various parts of Mexico. Due to its great popularity, it is now played even in urban regions. There are various types of son depending upon the rural folk music... full March 18, ...
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Chicano Employment: Journal Review
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...Chicano Employment: Journal Review Chicano Employment: Journal Review Methods of Data Collection in the Research Data This survey in Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies used data from secondary data from the March demographic files of Current Population Survey (CPS). The research embodied roughly 60,000 households. This survey combined Current Population Surveys and population census. The survey captured men within the range of 25 and 64 years. To analyze these data, researchers in this survey employed inter-group comparisons and dependent variables (Waldiinger et al, 2007). Researchers combined surveys from the year 2001 to the year 2003 to come up...
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Chicano Film Study: Zoot Suit
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...Chicano Film Study: Zoot Suit This film by Luis Valdez explores cultural identity and exposes injustices perpetuated against Chicanos. Main characters of the film comprise of Hank Reyna and Pachuco. The two are central characters who reverse the negative position of Chicano gang member in dominant discourse. Pachuco appears inform of imaginary character and only the audience and Hank can access this actor. This actor is present in the film from the start to the end1. Valdez uses this style to bring out the struggle of Chicanos to establish cultural identity within dominant culture in United States. In this film, Chicano movement chooses a new Chicano subjects who can advocate their claim... ...
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Latin American history (Chicano history)
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...Chicano history), Slavic history... History is very important in life of any person. It helps to build future life, and besides taking into consideration the mistakes of previous experience it is easier to avoid wrong steps in future. Having attended this course I’ve got a definite attitude to the history of US. The second part of the XX century became the epoch of essential renovation of historical science in the USA. The development of American historiography was ambiguous, and the attempts of representative use of historical knowledge in policy were not unsuccessful. Though in general this period is characterized by the formation of the new branches of historical science: Latin American history (Ch...
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Chicano Film Study: Los Olvidados
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...Chicano Film Study Chicano Film Study One of the strangest cases in the cinematic field is that of Luis Bunuel. In the cinema by Bunuel, animals are a representation of living things that can easily turn bizarre when devoured. Bunuel portrays a donkey devoured by bees as attaining nobility, turning barbaric, and a Mediterranean myth as well. His major criticism of a society is that, the community exists in advent poverty. For instance, in order for him to earn a living, he engaged in second rate and obscure jobs in Mexico. Bunuel criticizes the vices of adults as having played a major role in destroying the innocence of children and creating an order of...
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Research on Chicano background and plays
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...Chicanos associate their culture to the indigenous people of North America and to the nation of Aztlan. Raymund Paudes uses the term Chicano to refer to people of Mexican ancestry who have resided permanently in the United States for a prolonged period. Chicanos can be native born citizens or Mexican born immigrants who have adapted to life in the US. According to Helicon publishing, Chicano theatre is the Mexican American community theatre movement, notably the Teatro or Campesino founded... 1Chicano is a word for a Mexican American referring to US born Americans of Mexican ancestry's opposed to Mexican natives living in the United s. Irrespective of their generational status...
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CHICANO 310 - Summary In Your Own Words
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...CHICANO 310 This essay analyzes the song Tata Dios by Linda Ronstadt. The of the song translates to Father God in English. Although Linda Ronstadt is an American by birth, the song Tata Dios is rife with Mexican influences. For Instance, she uses the traditional mariachi sound in her recording of the song. In addition, the song features distinct sounds from violins, the spanish guitor, flutes and trumpets. She starts off softly and proceeds to the crescendo in the middle of the song with a louder attention-grabbing voice. The chest voice is distictly clear in the song. Tata Dios is a reflection of a dying person’s last wishes. The persona insists “Father God is calling me”...
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Chicano film American Me, Mi vida Loca
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...Chicano gang films. (Fregoso, p. 99) Dale Bauer has observed that the carnivalesque narrative's deliberate incomprehension of dominant ideologies may be linked to Umberto Eco's idea... Racist Cul-de-Sacs and Carnivalesque Interpretations in American Me and Mi Vida Loca As the term "callejon sin salida" indicates, ethnic marginalization and race-related tensions have created figurative 'blind alleys' from which it is impossible to progress without the recognition that racist perspectives are insidious and dangerous. American Me and Mi Vida Loca are both cinematic representations of situations in which individuals find themselves enclosed in spaces where the normative rules of secular societies do not...
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Chicano Studies (Latino Narrative Film-1990 to present)
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...Chicano Studies (Latino Narrative Film-1990 to present) Answer to Question no 3. Introduction: Compared to early decades of the 20th century, the tradition of Latin American film making and narrative has made enormous progress till the contemporary era. At the initial stage Latin American film direction and productions were basically aimed at receiving affiliation from the mainstream Hollywood film industry. The socio-cultural turmoil among Latin American nations, lives of common people, their dilemma and problems of Revolution (1911-19) were used by the Western directors; compared to that the Latin American film industry remained almost passive and was busier in importing movies from Europe... ...
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...Latin American film scenario: A comparative study The American continent is the birth place of cinematography and it claims the rich tradition of origin and development of the same. The film scenario of the US deeply influences the whole world and its influence is rapidly increasing day by day. At the same time, the Latin American film industry is trying hard to preserve its rich and diverse identity, which is different from the U S film industry. The Argentinean film The Official Story by Luis Adalberto Puezo, deals with the influence of despotic military rule over civilians. The Mexican film Like Water for Chocolate by Alfonso Arau, deals with the influence of social evils over individual...
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... s of Poverty in Guadalupe and Chavez In Guadalupe and Chavez, the sof poverty originated from the social, political and cultural interactions in their community. According to Dohan, there are three institutions including: Subcultures, Social network, and Indigenous organizations (p217). These institutions act on and hold strong influence on the life style of Guadalupe and Chavez people. They are associated with the latter de-industrialization which influences poverty in many ways. The manner in which each institution acts on the society is controlled by numerous factors. This is aimed at separating individuals who earn their income using unlawful means from ones who with legal sources... s of Poverty ...
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Chicano 310 - Essay
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... La Huasanga (Los Camperos de Valles) The link to the song is at . Los Camperos de Valles group display best of Mexicos greatest inspiring and distinct traditional music of all times. One of their hit song La Huasanga which is a composition of Artemio Posadas Jimenez has emerged as listeners’ favorite music across the globe. Thus the work the work provide some insights into the song details and enhance the understanding of the style and theme. The song La Huasanga is characterized by spiraling high falsetto lyrics, ornate rhyme and a distinct well versed violin creativeness. Thus, the originality of the song is closely linked to the rhythmic feelings... La Huasanga (Los Camperos de Valles) The link to...
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CHICANO 310 - Summary In Your Own Words
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... 3 December No Me Quieras Tanto “No Me Quieras Tanto” is the song chosen to discuss. It is performed by Tro Los Panchos which is comprised of Hernando Aviles, Jesus “Chucho” Navarro and Alfredo “El Guerro” Gil. The title of the literally translates from Spanish to English to mean ‘I Do Not Want’ but is also translated to ‘No Love Me Both.’ It was written by Rafael Hernandez. It is very fast-paced with a guitar and percussion instruments. The percussion often has a steady tapping accompaniment. The combination of the three voices at times are very full of chest breathing but most of the time, they use a lot of falsetto to perform the song. At some points, one may be singing in a lower... 3 December...
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Chicano Studies (Latino Narrative Film-1990 to present)
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... The Realistic and Fantastic: A Comparison between Wood’s Machuca and del Toro’s Pan’s Labyrinth Introduction Latin American cinema, across the globe, differs greatly, but it does have a number of distinctive features. The most remarkable aspect is that it mirrors the region’s issues and culture (Shaw 2003). Moreover, film producers in the region do not have sizeable budgets hence their films cannot depend on costly visual or special effects, sounds, and the other types of ‘whizbang’ that generally characterize Hollywood movies (Noriega 2000). Latin American directors should be ingenious and practical, and numerous times they construct an absorbingly eccentric worldview where in human... The Realistic...
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Rodolfo Corky Gonzalez
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...Chicano political activist. Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales was born on June 18, 1928 in Denver (Historycolorado.org). His father, Federico Gonzales migrated to Denver from Chihuahua, Mexico. Rodolfo is the youngest of a brood of eight. His mother died when he was only two years old, leaving his father to take care of the family by his lonesome. Theirs was a poor family; thus, even at a young age they were forced to work in the sugar beet and potato fields in Colorado (Ingen). In 1944, Rodolfo finished high school from Denver’s Manual High School. Because of financial difficulties, he only completed one term in engineering at the University of Denver (Ingen... Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales A boxer, and...
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The concept of Indigenismo (Indianism)
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...Chicano Art of the 1960's and 1970's. What is this concept in relationship to the Chicano experience? Why was it so important to the early Chicano movement? Identify and describe a work of art that clearly illustrates the concept. As the 1960s approached, the Chicano movement embraced an “inclusive approach,” by including undocumented and legal Mexican immigrants in their definition of “Chicano” (Cardenas 166). Chicano also refers to Chicano in this paper. Whereas before, the Chicano was only the Mexican American, the Chicano has become more plural by integrating all people from the same Mexican race... 27 March The concept of "Indigenismo" (Indianism) was one of the primary themes expressed in the...
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Satire and Irony in Valdezs Los Vendidos: Fighting for the Civil Rights of Mexican Americans
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...Chicanos and to awaken their minds about the social issues that affect them during this time. Los Vendidos is a one-act play, where Honest Sancho helps the secretary of Governor Ronald Reagan in finding the “perfect... 14 July Satire and Irony in Valdez’s Los Vendidos: Fighting for the Civil Rights of Mexican Americans Mexican American journalist Ruben Navarrette Jr., an Editorial Board Member of the San Diego Union-Tribune and a regular contributor to USA Today and CNN.com, explains that vendido is one of the harshest labels that Hispanics can call one another. Luis Valdez’s 1967 play, Los Vendidos, which means “The Sellouts,” uses the emotional impact of the word vendido to strike the hearts of...
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...Chicano primarily monitors the history and cultural heritage of Mexican society. In this case, most Chicano writers focus on family unit and traditional gender roles. In order to criticize the portrait given by Anglo-American authors, Chicano writers developed their own archetypes of women. This paper thematically focuses on reading and analyzing Chicano literary works with a specific focus on female identity, and comparisons of the dissimilar ways in, which they are portrayed in the fiction. In order to achieve this, this paper presents how Irene Ruiz’s article “Crossing Borderlands: The face of Chicana Border Literature” is not adequate enough... Paper 2 Assignment The early literature works by...
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1960-1980 radicalism in American art
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...Chicano arts was in the 60's, and was a partof a civil rights movement in the city. The Chicano art spirit was mainly set up on the traditional way of life and historical revolution, and some of it still continues up to date. Presently, most artists have chosen to adopt a Chicano way of art although they modify it with the modern way of life and include the usage of digital media, and mixed media (Chance, 2006). Feminism art encouraged the students to collaborate with one another and concentrate on bringing out the feminine side of students in their artwork, and the way they presented themselves and understood life... ? 1960-1980 Radicalism in American art Radicalism in American art The introduction of...
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The 8 Cross - Cultural Curative Factors
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...Chicano Clients Customer Name University Name Cognitive Casework and Grassroots Organizing Intervention If a person is involved in negative self-image (cognitive issue), the existential realization step of the cross-cultural curative factors will first require the person to “hold”, that is, to experience and re-experience the feelings associated with negative self thought in the presence of the social worker who will support the client emotionally. This stage gradually becomes less painful for both the client and the social worker as the process... Running Head: SOCIAL INTERVENTIONS Social Interventions including Cognitive Casework Intervention and Grassroots Organizing Intervention in relation to...
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Critical Reading and Rhetorical Modes
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...Chicano Spanish is because of the need for identity, means of communication and secrecy among the people had no known original language considered as the cause of the development of Chicano Spanish. Moreover, the author in trying to categorize the different people with whom she shared different language when communicating... Rhetorical Modes Rhetorical modes are used by most through which they try to communicate with the reader by the use of compositional techniques such as narration, description, classification and definition among others. In this book, the author used comparison and contrasts with the statement "my mouth is a mother lode” to compared her mouth being full of silver bits tickling into...
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The Chicana feminists movement
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...Chicano womens struggle for equality with Chicano men and the need for their prominence in the family setup. Chicana feminist movement was formally initiated in 1971, when about 600 Chicana women met in Houston, Texas for the Mujeres Por La Raza Conference, labeled as first National Chicana Conference. The Comisión Femenil Mexicana Nacional was formed in 1973 and it also played an important catalytic role for Chicana feminism. A number of Chicana feminist groups were... Chicana Feminist Movement The middle part of the 20th century witnessed number of far-reaching and radical movements initiated particularly by the minorities in the United States. Following the Civil Rights Movement, American feminist...
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Identity and Linguistic Repression in Gloria Anzaldua's How to Tame a Wild Tongue
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...Chicano Spanish in the U.S. in the process of their interaction and integration in the mainstream American society. Further, this paper also studies the different linguistic variations among Chicano Spanish living in mainland U.S. and those living in near the American borders. In relation to Anzaldua’s article, this paper contends that the concept of “wild tongue” does not actually exist; instead, it is actually a misunderstanding between the mainstream... ?Jiahui Li Huk 12/03 Identity and Linguistic Repression in Gloria Anzaldua’s "How to Tame a Wild Tongue" Introduction Globalization has put cultures closer to each other, considering that it drives cultural diversity. Today, we can see more people...
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The Mission San Gabriel
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...Chicano history. Very striking characteristics are reminicesent in the Spaniards who came to the region in the early... ? inserts His/her inserts inserts Grade   The Mission San Gabriel The Mission San Gabrielis indeed a rich source of cultural history that can effectively inundate any keen learner with very pertinent facts regarding the history of the Spaniards in California. Here, one encounters an architectural masterpiece that has stood for centuries defying the odds and informing the masses about myriad issues of the past days. The Mission San Gabriel is a completely recognized Catholic mission in addition to being an architectural and historic landmark in the region of San Gabriel in California....
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The Centre for Visual Arts
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...Chicano was handled by depicted politicians. In addition, the image captured the hardships bore by the Chicano people while touching existing issues of reform in immigration, race, and gender. From the image, gaining immigration legislation as a Chicano was a life and death situation and one had to endure all forms of humiliation from the official and through the Chicano movement, immigration reforms have been achieved. The digital image uses satire to drive the message home and to have present... Virtual Art Essay: The Centre for Visual Arts Introduction The chosen exhibition for this assignmentis the exhibition at the Centre for Visual Art at Metropolitan State University. The exhibition has been...
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Que Onda Urban Youth Culture and Border Identity
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...Chicano and Latino youth culture as they try to inculcate themselves in American society but at times are held back by their consciousness of a unique identity, language and social hierarchy. Politics of Identity along the Mexican... of the of the History and Political Science   Submitted Que Onda? Urban Youth Culture and Border Identity Introduction Bejarano’s book is a labor of love based upon her unique place as an educator and ethnographer at the University of Arizona. Acting as the eyes and ears of what she observed, she has faithfully recorded their thoughts and opinions, even using their particular vocabulary to give credence to their voices. The book reveals the thoughts, words and music of...
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Their Dogs Came with Them
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...Chicano community due to the construction of freeways in East Los Angeles. In the opinion of the author, this razing of communities is very similar to colonization. Thus, by comparing the construction of freeways by destroying Chicano communities to the colonization of Aztec culture by the Spanish, the scholar presents the various effects of such colonization on the people and the ways they adopt to overcome the effects. The visible effects in the novel are displacement, loss, abandonment, violation, madness, and extreme loneliness. The presence of the dogs in the novel can... ? ‘Their Dogs Came with Them Book Review In the work, the Helena Maria Viramontes tries to present the problems faced by the...
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Regional dialects
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...Chicano English”. It is a mixture of English with Spanish derivatives and not all speakers of Chicano English speak Spanish. English speakers may adopt words such as “hola,” hello, “casa,” home, or “hombre,” a male friend. Citation Page Dialect Survey, Maps and Results. Retrieved from http://www4.uwm.edu/FLL/ linguistics/dialect/maps.html on March 23, 2010. Johnson, Mark. "That Wisconsin accent ... or is it an eccent? ." Milwauki Sentinel 21 Mar. 2006: 1. JSOnline. Web. 25 Mar. 2010. Tolan, Tom. "English and Milwaukee-ese: Daboatuvum." JSOnline 1 (2008): 1. JSOnline. Web. 25 Mar. 2010.... XXX Dialects The Wisconsin dialects features different pronunciations and words. Examples of which are the words...
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