Research Papers on Mexico

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  • Communism's 'Domino' Collapse

    In 5 pages this paper examines the domino effect of Communism's fall which began with the Solidarity Movement in Poland that continued throughout Eastern Europe. There are 4 sources cited in the bibliography.

  • Mexican Culture and Chicana Feminism

    This paper examines the gender inequality that has always characterized Mexican culture in a consideration of Chicana feminism consisting of six pages.

  • Symbolism of the Coyote in The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle

    In six pages this paper discusses how in The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle, the coyote symbolism reflects how illegal immigrants are regarded by Americans. Ten sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Gary Jennings/Aztec

    A 6 page book review and essay that consists of 2 parts, each 3 pages in length. The first half of the paper offers a synopsis of the novel Aztec by Gary Jennings. The write covers the structure and main topics of the novel, describing how it informs the reader about Aztec culture. The second part of the paper then compares Aztec culture to the modern world, pointing out similarities and differences. No additional sources cited.

  • Jennings/Aztec/Summation of Latter Half

    A 6 page research paper in which the first half of the paper (3 pages) offers a summation of Gary Jennings' novel Aztec covering the latter half of the novel. The next 3 pages offer a discussion concerning Aztec religious rituals. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Mexican Film/Maria Candelaria

    A 7 page research paper/essay that discusses Emilio Fernandez’s Maria Candelaria (1943) and how this film relates to the task of addressing the legacy of colonialism within the context of Mexican history. Mexico, as Andrea Noble points out, is fundamentally a “mestizo entity,” that is, it is the product of “the colonial encounter between Indians, Spaniards (and Africans)” (Noble 81). As such, the Mexican culture struggles to understand its fundamental nature and to express the cultural dichotomies held within this paradigm. One of the ways in which this task has been expressed is through cinema. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

  • Octavio Paz/Diego Rivera

    A 5 page research paper/essay that critiques how each man viewed Emiliano Zapata. The Labyrinth of Solitude is one of the most famous works by the noted Mexican author Octavio Paz. It is a collection of nine essays that are all concerned with the central theme of how one should understand Mexican identity, which translates in the book into understanding the quest for this understanding as an existential labyrinth, which leads inevitably to a profound feeling of solitude. Diego Rivera, through his art, also expresses a vision of Mexican identity. This discussion interprets Rivera's "Agrarian Leader Zapata" in light of the themes brought out in Paz's text. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

  • Illegal Immigration as Seen Through the Eyes of Ted Author Conover

    This paper presents an overview of the nation's immigration problem as is revealed in “Coyotes: A Journey Across Borders With America's Illegal Migrants”. There are two sources listed in this three page paper.

  • Coyotes by Conover

    This is a paper that looks at the book Coyotes by Ted Conover and examines the issue of immigration and illegal immigration. There is one source in this four page paper.

 

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