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1 Oppression-three licks for speaking spanish talking back speech classes Traditions of silence-well bred girls dont answer back big mouth questioning carrying tales but not parallel to men nostros-nostros It again brings to the forefront that women or children should be seen and not heard Nevermind that an open mouth should indicate that they would like to be heard the most important thing should be not to let flies enter it This leads back to Anzaldas point of taming a wild tongue In order to tame it the mouth should also be closedsilenced Silence is also another form of oppression in many womens lives Is this where the phrase Silence is golden originated Later on in the selection she tells us that language is a male discourse 54 Perhaps that is why females are taught not to have big mouths The adjective is placed in front of the American in order to separate the individual or minority from white Americans It seems to me now to imply that they are not completely American The name then puts the individual inbetween two identities but not completely in either Language is definitive of culture Chicano Spanishmutilation of Spanish not Anglo pocho-distorts sounds of a language Illegitimate a bastard language ----Childhood repeated attacks continuos English as a neutral language Linguistic Terrorism Anzaldua speaks of how Chicano Spanish as a bastard language We are looked down upon by other Spanish Speakers because they say we speak a poor Spanish As stated before it is not a poor Spanish It is just a way of identifying ourselves from everyone else We are the unwanted Spanish Unwanted by everyone but ourselves Accommodate me pride myself 2 Some on the campus immediately decried the new logo as offensive but it wasnt just the logo that bothered them They didnt think much of the use of a Sioux Indian as the universitys mascot Last month more than 60
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