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Outpourings of Rage. A comparison between views about immigration in “Maria” by Rage Against the Machine and Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario. What do you think builds an individual’s perspective on immigration?. Author Background. Sonia Nazario. Born in Argentina - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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A comparison between views about immigration in Maria by Rage Against the Machine and Enriques Journey by Sonia NazarioOutpourings of RageWhat do you think builds an individuals perspective on immigration?Sonia NazarioBorn in ArgentinaChildhood spent in war timeFather born in Argentina to Syrian/Christian parents (Biochemistry Professor)Mother born in Poland to Jewish parentsFamily immigrated legally to the US in 1960(Nazario xxiii)

Author Background

Zach De La Rocha

Born in Long Beach, CAFather Chicano (Painter)Mother Puerto Rican (Anthropologist)Faced discrimination for ethnic identity in MS and HSInfluenced by The Sex Pistols and Bad Religion(ZDLR Network)

Author BackgroundSold and shipped across tha new lineof Mason Dixon (line 29)Allusion to the Mason-Dixon line and US Civil WarHistorical allusion, slaves were free on the north side of the line and enchained on the south sideImplication that current immigration conflict will be resolved over time and with great effort, like slavery

Indications of perspective from MariaMason Dixon LineNorth America Map, 1828

Imagery demonstrates idea that this problem will never disappearPossible allusion to the Mexican-American WarLarge section of the US was Mexican territoryBorder conflict is not new and many lives have already been lostIndications of perspective from MariaThese are her mountains and skies and she radiates. And through historys rivers of bloodshe regenerates (line 49)Maria Isabel does not say goodbye to her daughter She never tells her that she is going to the United States (Nazario 240)Irony of the choice Enrique and Maria Isabel makeThe worst thing about history is that every time it repeats itself, the price goes up (Pillar)Indications of perspective from Enriques Journey

Wording displays authors opinionStatement implies that parents are making the wrong choiceIndications of perspective from Enriques JourneyBelky best answers Don Franciscos question eight days later she boards an airplane back to Honduras. Back to her son (Nazario 267)

ToneMaria has an angry toneEnriques Journey is objective in toneSo Whats the Difference?Enriques Journey originally published as articles in Los Angeles Timesread in high schools and universities

Mariasong by a rock bandappeals to youth

So Whats the Difference?Audience

Works CitedCox, David W. "The Mason-Dixon Line per State Boundaries in 1784." Map. Cox Characters. 2006. Web. 22 Mar. 2010Enrique's Journey Teacher's Guide. New York: Randomhouse. Print.Nazario, Sonia. Jasmn and Her Mother Mara Isabel in Tegucigalpa in 2003. 2003. Photograph. Enriquesjourney.com. 2008. Web. 22 Mar. 2010."North America." Map. Historical Maps of North America. London, 1828. Alabama Maps. Web. 22 Mar. 2010.Pillar. "History Quotes." FamousQuotes.com. Interlution, 2010. Web. 22 Mar. 2010."Zach De La Rocha Biography." Zach De La Rocha Network, 2003. Web. 12 Mar. 2010.