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This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color Chapter Summary & Analysis - El Mundo Zurdo: The Vision Summary

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El Mundo Zurdo: The Vision Summary and Analysis

The final chapter's introduction talks about femininity in all its forms becoming a strength, if all of its incarnations are used: that every people group would be free because the systems of tyranny would be destroyed by the work a united group of women could do. The work that must be done will be work both of destruction and creation, and the final chapter is meant to define what might be created.

Chrystos' opening poem, "Give Me Back" is another symbolic poem demanding the return of all that has been stolen from her and her people, and closes with her outlining her own shape with knives, carving out her space with battle and, once her space is established, planting her weapons in the ground not to be used again.

"La Prieta" or "The Dark One" by Gloria...

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