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If a person, Chicana or Latina, has a low estimation of my native tongue, she also has a low estimation of me. Often with mexicanas y latinas we’ll speak English. GLORIA ANZALDUA. How to Tame a Wild Tongue. Gloria ArizaldiUi bom in in the Rio Grcuule Valley o f South. Texas. At age eleven she began working in. When analyzing Gloria Anzaldua’s writing “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” from her book: The New Mestiza, it is important to note her background. She comes.

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Inshe received a B. The emotionally devasting No-Spanish rules at school were no longer in effect by the time I went to school. Cam rated it it was amazing Oct 17, Log In Sign Up. Spanish is a language I grew up hearing, one I learned at university, and one I started to use with some howw while living among those who spoke primarily Spanish.

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How To Tame a Wild Tongue

Speaking about identity has really anzalua me thinking about who I am as a person, and where I am from. Open Preview See a Problem? It helped me become more aware of the issues that not only surround Chicanos, but people as a whole who are multicultural. Thanks for telling anzaldus about the problem. H rated it it was amazing May 16, There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Identity, in relation to language, is hand-in-hand. Ninette rated it really liked it Sep 26, To whatever degree I feel comfortable or make myself speak or write Twme, to that degree I feel my ethnicity. Eveline Vandewalle rated it really liked it May 28, Click on this button now Order X Being a child, Gloria had to overcome a lot of difficulties and stereotypes because of her Chicano accent. Inshe moved tongus California, where she supported herself through her writing, lectures, and occasional teaching stints about feminism, Chicano studies, and creative writing at San Francisco State University, the University of California, Santa Cruz, and Wiod Atlantic University, among other universities.

It talks about one of the most important things about people, which is the identity of the people. As a child she had many obstacles and stereotypes to overcome because of her accent. She identifies herself as a Chicano. Despite feeling dis Gloria E. In her works, she presents her experience as a mestiza that means a woman who lives on the very border between different cultures and countries.


Rilley McKenna rated it really liked it May 27, The language she spoke was a source of uncertainty that resulted in her being angry and frustrated.

How To Tame a Wild Tongue by Gloria E. Anzaldúa

Want to Read saving…. While in Austin, she joined politically active cultural poets and radical dramatists such as Ricardo Sanchez, and Hedwig Gorski. Chicano is a mix of almost everything, from the standard Spanish to Southern Texas Spanish.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. She explains that Chicano Spanish she speaks has developed naturally as a border language.

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