Select 4 works read in class and discuss your reaction as a reader to those works. If you select multiple narratives, be prepared to demonstrate some relationship among the works.

Topic: React to 4 works in list of readings

Select 4 works read in class and discuss your reaction as a reader to those works. If you select multiple narratives, be prepared to demonstrate some relationship among the works.

How did they impact you and why? Was your reaction primarily emotional or intellectual? Give specific examples from the narrative(s).

Take care not to simply retell the narrative(s); but rather, examine and analyze your reaction(s) to them in detail.

Finally, be sure to credit any sources that you use as background or cite in the body of your paper.

Readings:

The Latino Reader: From 1542 to the Present. Harold Augenbraum, Margarite Fernández Olmos, eds., Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997.
2. Cool Salsa: Bilingual Poems on Growing Up Latino in the United States. Lori M. Carlson, ed., Fawcett Books,
1994.
3. . . . And the Earth Did Not Devour Him. Tomás Rivera (translation by Evangelina Vigil-Piñón), Arte Público Press, 3rd Arte Público ed. 1995.

Select 4 works read in class and discuss your reaction as a reader to those works. If you select multiple narratives, be prepared to demonstrate some relationship among the works.