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The Latin Deli: An Ars Poetica - 5:00 A.M.: Writing as Ritual Summary & Analysis

Judith Ortiz Cofer
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5:00 A.M.: Writing as Ritual Summary

The author remembers a turning point when she changed from a frustrated artist to a published author, and it was as simple as getting up two hours earlier in the morning to pursue her craft. A family's demands can eat away at a woman's life no matter how willing she is to devote herself to the nurturing of the family, and society has all sorts of mechanisms in place to make her feel guilty.

5:00 A.M.: Writing as Ritual Analysis

Most of society doesn't make allowances for art as a profession, certainly in America with its digital work force and economy. Fortunately this woman has found a way to outwit the system and still make her mark in time when she realizes that the only way she can get time to create is to steal...

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