Focus on the following sections: The beginning (75-78), “Linguistic Terrorism” (80 – 81), “Si le preguntas a mi mam, ‘Qu eres?” (84-86)

Please note: You can find endnotes at the end of the PDF.

Submit your responses to the following questions:

How does Anzalda describe Chicano Spanish on page 77?
How does Anzalda define pocho, pochismo, and Pochuco (77-78)?
In 3-4 sentences, describe how Anzalda links language and identity.
What does Anzalda mean when she writes “Chicanos straddle the borderlands” (pg. 84)?