Essays Tagged: "Machismo"

Discrimination with "A House on Mango Street"

use on Mango Street."This book, "The House on Mango Street" by Sandra Cisneros, showed feminism and machismo in the Latino culture. For example, I quote, "I thought I would because he was so old and j ... d kisses me hard on the mouth and doesn't let go."(p.55) In this quote, the man, who represents the machismo side, tries to take control of Esperanza, which is in the feminism side. This shows an exam ...

(4 pages) 90 2 4.7 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Women in combat why not?

urban legends, homophobia, promise creepers, senile senators, proselytizing preachers, and military machismo. The antiquated concepts that fill the closed minds of the "brotherhood of the sword", - th ...

(4 pages) 50 0 5.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Civil Rights > Women's Studies

Feminist Ideals in Latin American literature and history

rring to the idea that women must reflect the Catholic ideal of the Virgin Mary. This combined with machismo; an ideology that supposes men rigidly defines males' roles in the culture, served to be a ... e to follow the pre-existing model of behavior to be considered socially acceptable in the world of machismo. Gertrudis decided to deny the traditional Hispanic way of life with every security and opp ...

(7 pages) 139 0 4.8 Sep/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The self empowerment of the Chicanas

reflect a bit on the Mexican culture, at a glance it is quite vivid that this is a culture in which machismo and male dominance was, and unfortunately still is, the order of the day. In this patriarch ... d, causes the reader to empathize more with her, and to eventually rebuff the men who are driven by machismo.The poem does not give much detail to the events that took place, however, the language and ...

(5 pages) 53 0 4.4 Dec/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Machismo: "House on Mango Street".

Machismo is the belief that some men have about men being superior than women. This was very common ... es. In the novel called "House of Mango Street" a girl named Esperanza experiences the hardships of machismo and the abuse that comes with it. "House of Mango Street" is a novel that was written by Sa ... ra Cisneros a Mexican writer. She in this novel has implied various themes one of the major ones is machismo. It talks about a girl named Esperanza and how as she is growing up is limited to do things ...

(5 pages) 32 1 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender Equality in Mexico - 10 questions answered

ons in the government, organizations etc. Basically any title with power/respect. There is too much machismo and old fashioned methods and ideologies that keep women from being equal.3.What historical ... in fear of the church and the government.8.What do you think is the historical source of modern day machismo?Machismo origins probably come from the Spaniard traditions. During the time of their crusa ...

(4 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Autobiographical Connections between Hemingway and his Works

rs of America, creating the standard for all things "macho" and sportsmanlike. His façade of machismo is well summarized by Scott Donaldson when he wrote: "Like T.R., he was one of the great le ...

(11 pages) 60 0 4.2 Aug/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Ernest Hemingway

Symbols in Sandra Cisneros "The House on Mango Street"

res the house to the symbols home, family, poverty and shame and the metaphors of waiting women and machismo. After getting information about Esperanza’s feelings to those items, you bear referen ... ell. She has to accept humiliation from Cathy when she wants to be her friend.II.IV Waiting woman / MachismoAnother theme, Esperanza has to deal with, is the one that women in her culture are treated ...

(25 pages) 30 1 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reflexión de Casa de Muñecas

cute;ticas. Entre los temas abordados se trata el amor y la amistad, el matrimonio y la familia, el machismo, el honor y las costumbres de la época. Cuando tratamos de las costumbres de la &eac ... la época. Cuando tratamos de las costumbres de la época se hizo énfasis en el machismo que era base de la sociedad Noruega del siglo XIX, enfocado en la familia; así se pu ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers