Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories | Critical Essay by Alexandra Fitts

This literature criticism consists of approximately 21 pages of analysis & critique of Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories.
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Critical Essay by Alexandra Fitts

SOURCE: Fitts, Alexandra. “Sandra Cisneros's Modern Malinche: A Reconsideration of Feminine Archetypes in Woman Hollering Creek.International Fiction Review (January 2002): 11-22.

In the following essay, Fitts discusses Cisneros's representations of three Hispanic female icons in the stories of Woman Hollering Creek: La Malinche in “Never Marry a Mexican;” the Virgin of Guadalupe in “Little Miracles, Kept Promises;” and La Llorona in “Woman Hollering Creek.”

Sandra Cisneros's collection of stories Woman Hollering Creek [Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories] (1991) depicts the situation of the Mexican-American woman: typically caught between two cultures, she resides in a cultural borderland.1 The topics of the stories range from the confusions of a bicultural and bilingual childhood to the struggles of a dark-skinned woman to recognize her own beauty in...

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