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tortilla curtain symbolism
Transcript of tortilla curtain symbolism
América - slightly different from America Cándido Cándido = naive Jack Jardine, Jack Jardine Jr., Jack Cherrystone Moss + Bach
Jardine = french word for garden
Cherry + stone Mossbacher, Jardine, Cherrystone ----> voice of the middle class population Socorro = help
José Navidad --> Joe Christmas Cándido compared to the coyote: In what way do you think can the coyote be compared to Cándido? "The Coyote is not to blame - he is only trying to survive, to make a living, to take advantage of the opportunity available for him."
quotation out of Delaney´s column Arroyo Blanco= white creek wall: keeps out illegal immigrants and unwelcome people represents the white people´s population there they live in prosperity In what way does the richness in symbolism influence my perception and understanding as a reader of this novel? ONE PICTURE CAN TELL MORE THAN A THOUSAND WORDS - new discoveries throughout the novel
- keeps up my attention Sources: http://www.legalflip.com/uploadedimages/366.jpg The Tortilla Curtain, T.C.Boyle, Lektürehilfen von Karl Erhard Schuhmacher, Ernst Klett Verlag, 4. Auflage 2008 The Tortilla Curtain, T.C. Boyle, Interpretationshilfe Englisch, interpretiert von Ernst H. Andrecht, Stark Verlag http://www.gradesaver.com/the-tortilla-curtain/study-guide/major-themes/ http://www.gradesaver.com/the-tortilla-curtain/study-guide/character-list/ Bildquellen http://home.arcor.de/tortillacurtain/summaries_2.htm http://www.gradesaver.com/http://suite101.com/article/symbolism-in-the-tortilla-curtain-a151424 http://www.gradesaver.com/ - http://suite101.com/article/symbolism-in-the-tortilla-curtain-a151424 http://www.hispanicfanatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/prohibido.jpg http://kickthemallout.com/images/eNews/AmericanDream.jpg http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/32/Mexican_American_Flag.PNG http://kickthemallout.com/images/eNews/AmericanDream.jpg http://www.legalflip.com/uploadedimages/366.jpg http://www.hispanicfanatic.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/05/prohibido.jpg