Overview of Cofer’s Experience as Depicted in Judith Ortiz Cofer’s Book, Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood

Judith Ortiz Cofer autobiographical work Silent Dancing: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican Childhood, is a collection of essays and poems that originate from Cofers childhood memories. Cofer specifically comments on the impact her family back home in Puero Rico and United States have had on her literary work and identity. In A Partial … Read more

Memories of Early Childhood

The first six years of my life were the best. I lived with my dad, my mom, and my younger brother in an apartment on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in New York City. Every season of every year is worth remembering. In the fall, Mom and I would go across the street to … Read more

Portrayal of Aboriginality by Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples

Indigenous Australians by examining the portrayal of Aboriginality by Indigenous and Non-Indigenous peoples through the use of Films. The films that were used for this study were Stephen Johnsons Yolngu Boy, Bruce Beresfords Fringe Dwellers and Rachel Perkins Radiance. Throughout the years many Australian films have been made depicting Aboriginal people and their Aboriginality. Three … Read more

SusieQ by Sandra Cisneros

Cisneros’ Barbie-Q really stood out as a great piece of literature. Barbie-Q is a quick glimpse into the life of a poverty-stricken child and her way of life. Though my life as of yet has been rather short, my earliest childhood memories are overwhelmingly my fondest and her account really struck a chord. Sandra Cisneros’ … Read more