This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color - Study Guide Speaking in Tongues: The Third World Woman Writer Summary & Analysis

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Opening the penultimate chapter, Gloria Anzaldua offers "Speaking in Tongues: A Letter to 3rd World Women Writers" as encouragement to women of color to put their experiences in writing. She talks about the necessity to write in the spaces of life even when women's lives are full and little time is left, and about the vitality of their voices in all their uniqueness. She says that she writes to give the world a handle, and help her make sense of it on her own terms. She also acknowledges that there will be pain in the experience of mining the depths of what one has experienced in order to write, but that that is the vital truth that must be told. She urges women to write out of their own colored, rich...

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