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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Chicano is a mix of almost everything, from the standard Spanish to Southern Texas Spanish. Archives March February January So she was frustrated and started thinking about how to tame a wild tongue.

As a child she had many obstacles and stereotypes to overcome because of her accent. Great essay that breaks stereotypes about the Spanish language. It talks about one of the most important things about people, which is the identity of the people.

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Ferris McIntyre rated it it was amazing Jun 13, Christine Severn rated it it was amazing Jan 22, Sep 15, Cynda rated it really liked it Shelves: Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. The emotionally devasting No-Spanish rules at school were no longer in effect by the time I went to school.


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Gina rated it really liked it Feb 03, Anzaldua explains the various types of Spanish spoken in Texas. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Ninette rated it really liked it Sep 26, Karen Loredo rated it really liked it Jun 10, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. H rated it it was amazing May 16, They have to go through many layers of language to get to who she is. Gloria considers her accent as an essential feature that identifies her. Return to Book Page. Cam rated it it was amazing Oct 17, In her writing, Gloria Anzaldua motivates minority people not to be discouraged and accept the fact that they are different and special and take the challenge of being bilingual in the USA.

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Francisco Rodriguez rated it it was amazing Feb 18, Log In Sign Up. And like Anzaldua I insist and protect my second language.

Christy Moon rated it did not like it Aug 26, In this way, language unites and helps different people to identify with one another. The last time I had gone to Vietnam was in elementary school, and I feel like I had lost a lot of the roots that Wilv had. Linda rated it it was anzaldia Mar 25, Help Center Find new research papers in: The Spanish language, in whatever variant, is our shared language.


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Gloria Anzaldua is a perfect example of how a person is capable of being self-validated despite negative reactions to diversity. The language she spoke was a source of uncertainty that resulted in her being angry and frustrated.

I feel left out. Want tk Read Currently Reading Read. These people come from diverse, complex backgrounds. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The New Mestiza, on her life growing up on the Mexican-Texas border and incorporated her lifelong feelings of social and cultural marginalization into her work.

Summary, Response and Reflection of “How to Tame a Wild Tongue”

anzalvua Speaking about identity has really got me thinking about who I am as a person, and where I am from. Despite feeling dis Gloria E. While in Austin, she joined politically active cultural poets and radical dramatists such as Ricardo Sanchez, and Hedwig Gorski.