Hello? or Hola? a Theoretical Look at Spanglish
about which style is better,” (p. 226). At one point in the movie, for instance, Deborah tries to relay a message to Flor, even though, in order to do so, Deborah has to find someone to translate for her. During this period, Deborah tells Flor, “You must learn English,” showing how Deborah is judging English to be more important than the Spanish language.
Another theory that can be applied to the film is standpoint theory. According to Wood (2004), standpoint theory is defined as something that