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Assimilation
A discussion on assimilation in America.
# 88042 | 1,800 words | 9 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Anthropology (North American) , Anthropology (South American)


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This paper contends that being considered the other in a white, Anglo American society often leads to the isolation or marginalization of many Latin Americans assimilating into American culture. It explains that despite this, Latino writers such as Richard Rodriguez, Jose Marti, Sandra Cisneros, Richard Johnson, Junot Diaz and others have used their writing abilities to establish their Latino identities to awaken American society to their existence. It expands on their goal to influence American culture to be more open-minded and accepting of Latinos.

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"Being considered "the other" in a dominated white, Anglo American society often leads to the isolation/marginalization of many Latin Americans assimilating into American culture. However, Latino writers such as Richard Rodriguez, Jose Marti, Sandra Cisneros, Richard Johnson, Junot Diaz and others have used their writing abilities to establish their Latino identities to awaken American society to their existence. Their goal has been to influence American culture to be more open-minded and accepting of Latinos, and they have succeeded admirably. But significant challenges remain, for Latin American race and culture still suffers from isolation and marginalization in some regions of the United States, and Latinos are still encountering resistance to their efforts to participate fully in so ..."

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