Choose two of the stories listed below and consider the ways in which the texts depict and comment on cultural conflict or the “clashing of cultures.” How does the “new,” “popular,” or “official” culture compete with a traditional, unpopular, or personal belief in your stories? Which culture “wins”? What do you think these authors (Cisernos, Marquez, Cofer) hope to preserve by writing their stories?
Cisneros, Woman Hollering Creek p. 99
Marquez, The Very Old Man with Enormous Wings, p. 164
Cofer, Volar p. 399
Book: Kelly, Joseph, ed. The Seagull Book of Stories. / ISBN:
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