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Chicano Family and Culture
A look at Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me Ultima", Carla Trujillo's "Chicana Lesbians", and Manuel Munoz' "Good As Yesterday" that portray Chicano culture.
# 120513 | 1,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Anthropology (Cultural) , Sociology (General)


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The paper uses Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me Ultima", Carla Trujillo's "Chicana Lesbians", and Manuel Munoz' "Good As Yesterday," to demonstrate the various aspects of Chicano culture and family relations that make it difficult for individuals whose identities are beyond the rigid boundaries of this patriarchal society. From sexuality and religion to gender roles and support networks, the essay demonstrates how being "different" in Chicano culture often presents the individual with significant conflict and challenges.

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"In Rudolfo Anaya's "Bless Me Ultima", Carla Trujillo's "Chicana Lesbians" and Manuel Munoz' "Good As Yesterday" we learn a great deal about Chicano family and culture, including gender roles, sexuality and other aspects of family and culture. In "Bless Me Ultima", we see how Antonio comes of age and comes to a fuller appreciation of the energy of the earth and nature from the curandera healer who stays with his family in New Mexico. We learn that only those who remain young at..."

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