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  • The Song Of The Cid Analysis

    Although the text does not specifically describe the characters as Jewish, they are described as "weighing and counting gold and silver, business was good." This depiction fits the caricature of a Jewish moneychanger. When faced with money issues, El Cid is forced to seek out moneychangers to "pawn it at some fair price. Tell them to come and take it at night, so Christians can 't spy." By referencing Christians spying, the text hints that this was a taboo practice. It also highlights how the…

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  • The Importance Of Traveling To El Salvador

    majority of people. Even though I have had memorable memories there is one memory that I will never forget, the day when my family and I traveled to El Salvador. El Salvador is known as the smallest country in Central America. The reason why we went on a vacation to El Salvador was because it is both of my parent’s hometown. Once we arrived at the airport of El Salvador family members and friends greeted us. During our vacation we went to visit tourist places, but I did notice a couple of…

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  • Graphic Violence In Sicario

    Cast and crew traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, Veracruz, Mexico, and El Paso, Texas to capture the look and feel fo the U.S./Mexico border, which is more of a central character in the film, rather than a backdrop. Juarez, Mexicio i the setting, but the only shots of Juarez are arial, as the filmmakers visited Juarez to…

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  • Analysis Of Bullet The Blue Sky By Win Tek Poem

    attempt to discreetly coerce other nations into adopting its political beliefs. The song’s main message to the audience conveys that the United States government is not as good as it is perceived to be. In other words, the song demonstrates how the El Salvadorian War is a politically driven war provoked by an unhappy and power greedy United States government. The song portrays that many nations view the United States as heroes. Then, the poem states, “You plant a demon seed. You raise a flower…

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  • Diverty And Poverty In Enrique's Journey By Sonia Nazario

    Commission concluded 214 kidnappings involving around 11,300 people let alone just reported kidnappings. Danger comes from every direction. Many have made the trip before and know first hand how brutal it can be. Honduras has the world’s highest murder rate, El Salvador the fourth, Guatemala the fifth. Much of the violence within the countries are perpetrated by gangs, the Mara 18 and Mara Salvatrucha, the most vicious gangs in the Americas. Gangs are forcibly recruiting young men to join or…

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  • Horacio Castellanos Moya's El Asco

    novel El Asco by Horacio Castellanos Moya starts off by giving us a setting in a bar called La Lumbre. In this bar, there are two main characters, Moya and Vega, and Vega mentioned how he was glad Moya came to join him at the bar. They go on and talk about how long they have known each other since they both went to the same school, Marist Brother School, for eleven years. Vega had been gone for 18 years, living a better life in Canada. Vega then mentions how the only reason he came back to El…

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  • Essay On Claudia Arguello

    assignment, I had the chance to interview a student named Claudia Arguello. She is a freshman entering George Mason University this year. In her previous year, she was a senior at Parkview High School located in Sterling, Virginia. She was born in Apopa, El Salvador and migrated to the United States of America when she was very young. Claudia is quite family oriented and loves spending time with them whenever she has the chance to do so. Like myself, she is interested in pursuing a career in the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Interview With A Sportsperson

    league baseball teams and the name El Paso Chihuahuas caught my attention. Looking up their front office staff on their website I seen that Angela Olivas is the Director, Marketing and Communications for the team. So I decided to contact her and was able to talk to her first hand the moment I called. Being that she is women and of Mexican descent I was very excited to have her as my interviewee to get her insight.…

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  • Immigrants In Operation Wetback

    neighboring countries a red flag should have been raised and plans should have been implemented to combat this surge. With El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras being coined as the most violent, gang-ridden countries in the world and the majority of the emigrates coming from these countries and many are just in search of a peaceful way of life and better life expectancy. The government of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras have long histories of being corrupt and the only one that benefits from…

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  • The New Latino Studies Chapter Summary

    spread all around with a mix or blend of different latin cultures. With the Salvadorans holding the main key to the eighth chapter in “Harvest Of Empire:A History Of Latinos in America” it gives a description of the reason why some left their homes of El Salvador that being a civil war that broke out causing lots of casualties and as more strife came so did power struggles in which assassinations had to be put in place. Same went for the Guatemalans who had bad political struggles caused by the…

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