Analysis Of Gloria Anzaldúa

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For the third Critique I have decided to look at Gloria Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza”. “The New Mestiza” theory focuses on the main concepts of what the new “Mestiza” is anyways by using where she lives, her native tongue, and her personal beliefs to define what the new “Mestiza” is. Should Gloria Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza” be read, discussed, and researched for the Literary Criticism course? Does Anzaldúa’s hold up with today mind set and is Anzaldúa text even necessary? In order to determine the case of Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza” we must understand what “The New Mestiza” is. Starting off with the definition of Mestiza. A Mestiza is defined as a woman of mixed…show more content…
A few strengths in Gloria Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza” is the use of alliteration to further illustrate her point making her point of the “Borderland” and the new Mestiza easier to understand and get a grasp on as an overarching theory. Speaking of the theory’s positives one strength is going against the aryan theory of purity. I believe that Gloria Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New Mestiza” demonstrates the way of life that Gloria Anzaldúa lived through as a mestiza and how her life experiences affected her ideas of the “Borderland” and the concept of the “Borderland” itself is an enthralling…show more content…
From texts to forums the amount of subcultures from the internet that have been created from like minded individuals are staggering. If you feel like you 're alone or have a weird interest chances are that there is already a website, forum group, and more information on it then you probably need to know. With the widespread nature of culture one must look at what a culture is and if this example is even pertinent. A culture is defined by google is “The arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively:” The arts and manifestations that are achieved through a collective? That sounds exactly like public forums,websites, and other forms of internet communication to achieve a goal or art. Where Gloria Anzaldúa’s definition of culture refers more to a culture that is nearby and directly impacted her this anonymous and virtual collective of minds is a completely different example that isn 't defined by Gloria Anzaldúa’s “Borderlands/La Frontera: The New

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