Santiago Baca- “So Mexicans are taking Jobs from Americans”
Gloria Anzaldua- “To Live in the Borderlands means you”
Aurora Levin Morales- “Child of the Americas”
Lorna Dee Cervantes- “Refugee Ship”
Cathy Song- “Chinatown” and “Heaven”
Sherman Alexie- “On the Amtrak from Boston to New York City”
Examine the work of at least three poets listed above. Compare and contrast the authors’ use of literary elements such as myth, allusion, metaphor, diction, tone, or any other literary device to support a critical assessment of their given arguments within the context of the “immigrant experience” in America. .The story of America is one of migration to a new land from various countries. In modern times, this pattern continues. As it did in the beginning of America’s development as a nation, immigration has an indelible impact on the literature of America.
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