Woman Hollering Creek Discussion Questions

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Research the folklore surrounding the mythical woman, La Llorona. How have Chicana writers redefined her as a role model for modern women?

Compare Glona Anzaldua's account of the conquest of Mexico by the Spaniards to the account in an encyclopedia or a world history textbook. What defines her point of view? How and why is it distinct?

Compare the works of Chicano writers (Rudolfo Anaya, Tomas Rivera, Rolando Hinojosa) to Chicana writers (Gloria Anzaldua, Denise Chavez, Ana Castillo, Sandra Cisneros). What characteristics do these works share? How are they different?

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