The Labyrinth of Solitude: Life and Thought in Mexico Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

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Chapter I The Pachuco and Other Extremes

* Both adolescents and nations in a time of growth question their unique existence and purpose.

* The pachuco is one extreme at which a Mexican can arrive.

* According to Paz, the pachuco lives in defiance of North American culture even while he tries to be accepted into it.

* The Mexican seeks his heritage, while the North American feels confident in his heritage and optimistic about the future.

Chapter 2 Mexican Masks

* The true man is strong in the face of adversity; he might bow, but he will never give in.

* Form is an important aspect of Mexican art, architecture, and life.

* Woman is the impersonation of the life force, which is impersonal; so she loses her individuality.

* Mexicans dissimulate themselves and others in order to protect their privacy.

The Day of the Dead

* The fiesta gives the Mexican an opportunity to act as...

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