The Chicano Experience Analytical Essay by The Research Group

The Chicano Experience
An analysis of the Chicano experience and identity in mainstream US culture .
# 72858 | 1,800 words | 7 sources | APA | 2004 | US

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This paper examines the Chicano struggle for independence, identity and a unique voice in America.
The paper includes information from Gloria Anzaldua's "Borderlands/Frontera", Ruben Martinez' "Crossing Over" and Sandra Cisneros' "Woman Hollering Creek".

From the Paper:

"Being Chicano is a state of consciousness. Nevertheless, as a minority population and identity within mainstream US culture, this designation represents a culturally determined role imposed on Hispanic- Americans from the outside. Within the history of the struggle between US and Mexican cultures, the struggle for identity, independence and a unique voice remains as paramount an individual and group issue today as it did more than a century and a half ago. Despite advances across all socio-economic measures, Chicanos continue to be ostracized..."

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