Female Hispanic Literature

4 April 2015
A comparison of three literary works by female Hispanic writers, “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisnero, “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent” by Julia Alvarez and “Dreaming in Cuban” by Cristina Garcia.

This paper compares three feminist Hispanic literary works: “The House on Mango Street” by Sandra Cisnero, “How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accent” by Julia Alvarez, and “Dreaming in Cuban” by Cristina Garcia. The paper investigates how the issues of gender, race, ethnicity, belief, education, family and culture affect identity found in these literary works.
“During the last few decades, a new genre has emerged, the female Hispanic writer. These women are enriching the American literature landscape with their lyrical stories and ethnicity. They are telling stories of young girls, mothers, grandmothers, and friends, who have been transplanted from a culture a world away into the American dream. They are telling their own stories. Telling those who read their tales what it’s really like to grow up with little or no knowledge of the language and customs, trying desperate to adapt and meld into American life, weaving old ways and new into their own identity.”

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