"And the Earth did not Devour Him" - A Review
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This paper analyzes the collection of stories by Tomas River entitled "And the Earth did not Devour Him." The paper usesI four stories to illustrate the class and ethnic implications of the Mexican way of life. Additionally, it also directs some analysis at stereotypes and noted that Rivera also touches on these characteristics as well. Examples from the story with some brief summarizing to show knowledge of the text are used in the paper.
From the Paper:"The history of Mexican culture has steadily gained popularity in the United States. With the population steadily increasing throughout the years, it is no surprise that its integration has made it to the public school classroom. However, the Mexican people struggle to battle stereotypes and generalizations. While there are many characteristics that typify a native Mexican, or even a Mexican American, their ethnicity and class divisions are significantly apparent in modern America. Tomas Rivera addresses the issues of class, gender and ethnicity in And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. Taking place in post-World War II, the novella tracks the..."
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