I, Carmelita Tropicana: Performing Between Cultures - Short Performance Scripts and Essays Summary & Analysis

Alina Troyano
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The Conquest of Mexico as Seen through the Eyes of Hernan Cortes' Horse

This essay tells the story of a horse named Arriero, from his point of view, who was shipped from Spain to Mexico. In the first section entitled, "My First Battle," Arriero and another horse, Thunder, are grazing and are being pestered by swarms of mosquitoes. In Spain, they never had such problems with the insects. Arriero's master receives word that advancing warriors have been sighted in the vicinity. The master and his men pray for God's help. The battle ensues and Arriero makes references to javelins and arrows whizzing by him. As the hours go by, the weight of his master on his back is beginning to wear on him. Finally, they are victorious. Arriero thinks of his mother in Spain as he surveys...

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