All three of the bodies of literature deliver a detailed look into what took place during that era of massacres, but this essay will examine the work of Elena Poniatowska, Massacre in Mexico. The events that took place during the Mexican student movement, lasted from July until October of 1968. Within Elena Poniatowska’s body of work are a compilation of oral histories and photographs. Although Poniatowska’s work is different from the other two authors, they all share the same goal of displaying a search for truth, an importance of their memory, and insisting that the reader pay attention and always remember.
I intend to display how the author uses a variety of techniques to represent and achieve the chronicler...
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Sorenson, D. (2007). Tlatelolco 1968: Paz and Poniatowska on Law and Violence. In A Turbulent Decade Remembered: Scenes from the Latin American Sixties (pp. 54-77). Stanford: Stanford UP.
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