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Compare and contrast the roles of men and women in Jalcocotbn.

Why is Ernie upset when he overhears Don Catarino saying that Coronel only fights with the zopilote because the rooster knows the zopilote is a coward?

When Ernie gets in a rock fight with El Perico, the police come to his door and ask Josy and Henriqueta to file a complaint. Why do they refuse?

Which factor ultimately has a greater influence on Ernie's life and development, his culture or his environment? Explain why.

How is Henriqueta changed by American culture? How does she resist American culture?

Why doesn't Ernie express grief over the deaths of Gustavo and Henriqueta?

Ernie writes the story of his childhood perspectives from memory as an adult. Does he try to minimize the presence of his adult perspective in the narrative? Explain your answer. If no, why not? If yes, does...

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