CHILD OF THE AMERICAS BY AURORA LEVINS MORALES PDF

In the backdrop of these many differences, Morales tries to find something in common that would enable the people to live in harmony with each other, despite maintaining a strong pride for their cultural heritage. This is brought about in her language that speaks highly of the mix of race and culture to which she belongs. Through her poem, she is not trying to come up with any excuse for what she is, but rather depicts the pride she feels in being what she is, and the ancestral heritage she holds. The language demonstrates that the author was unsuccessful in finding ways to change herself.

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In the backdrop of these many differences, Morales tries to find something in common that would enable the people to live in harmony with each other, despite maintaining a strong pride for their cultural heritage. This is brought about in her language that speaks highly of the mix of race and culture to which she belongs.

Through her poem, she is not trying to come up with any excuse for what she is, but rather depicts the pride she feels in being what she is, and the ancestral heritage she holds. The language demonstrates that the author was unsuccessful in finding ways to change herself.

It was rather history that made her the way she stands today. History made me. The language though speaks of pride, but yet a strong sense of resentment accompanies her tone throughout the poem. The problem that the author is facing is that she cannot identify herself with one race, and she is confounded with the problem of identity even though she takes a strong pride at her cultural background. Also the language she wants to identify with herself is Spanglish which may in fact, refer to her likeness for the culture she wants to be identified with.

Whatever the case maybe, she wants to find herself a place in America like the millions of other immigrants have been doing in the past. The poem seems more of an effort by the writer to be viewed in her present situation in which she stands out as an American despite the many cultures and races that she is a part of.

This is evident because the poem not only deliberates about the mixing of cultures, but it also refers to the mixing of races Turner, The poet refers to her language as being the Related Ads.

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Research paper on Analysis of the Poem Child of the Americas by Aurora Levins Morales

The works focus on the psyche of two women of African descent, plagued by the historical American public perceptions of their culture. It has misconstrued and distorted Both statements in these poems are strong, stating a completion of a human soul and both poems are in agreement that race is a part of the completion to the human soul. The authors do not want to make excuses for being the way they are but want to tell about the pride they feel for being the way they are, and they found no way to change themselves but show that history has made them the way they Researchers even today and our up and down crisis we face economically, leave us with the understanding that poverty is a main cause of child labor.

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An Analysis on the Poem "Child of the Americas" by Aurora Levins Morales

As the author addresses the issues of identity, history and citizenship, the major idea of Aurora Levins Morales is to explain the readers that today, in the society free from slavery, there is a so-called new paradigm of tolerance that gives an opportunity to the descendants of natives and immigrants to view their own identities. Aurora Levins Morales uses a collage of elements that symbolically demonstrate her multiple identity: I am not African. Africa is in me, but I cannot return. I am not European.

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