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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Click on this button now Order Now. Marianne rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Speaking about identity has really got me thinking about who I am as a person, and where I am from.

She explains that Chicano Spanish she speaks has developed naturally as a border language. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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

She had always struggled with identity, and this can be found in her childhood. 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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Daniel rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Great essay amzaldua breaks stereotypes about the Spanish language.


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Erica rated it it was amazing Nov 04, 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 I had. Gloria Anzaldua is a perfect example of how a person is capable of being self-validated despite negative reactions to diversity. But Gloria does not identify herself socially with either of the groups so her language is appropriate for people who speak it too. Christy Moon rated it did not like it Aug 26, Growing up, she was also surrounded by lots of sayings that only women had to follow, relating to how you should act and such.

To whatever degree I feel comfortable or make myself speak or write Spanish, to that degree I feel my ethnicity. Although the tongus did not mean her accent, her yow proves tongie she has had problems with the way she speaks and that makes her stay conscious of what other people think of her when she speaks.

Want to Read saving…. A language defines a culture. Inshe moved to 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 Tae Atlantic University, among other universities.


Annie Ke rated it liked it Wil 21, May 29, Calixta Grigoriou rated it it was amazing. Return to Book Page. Archives March February January Sep 15, Cynda rated it really liked it Shelves: They feel uncomfortable when speaking to other Hispanics. Many people think that their ethnic identity and the language they speak are synonyms.

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Her language was a source of turmoil which caused her anger and frustration as well as problems concerning her self-esteem and anzalrua she valued herself. Rilley McKenna rated it really liked it May 27, Gloria considers her accent as an essential feature that identifies her. You should not allow anyone to dictate you what is a right way and what is a wrong way to speak.

The emotionally devasting No-Spanish rules at school were no longer in effect by the time I went to school.

How To Tame a Wild Tongue

Apr 26, Gary rated it really liked it. These people come from diverse, complex backgrounds.

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