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American Latino Literature Term
Paper List

Choose from the following list for TERM PAPER

    Your paper will be a thematic overview of the chosen author's work using the selected work or works as examples of those themes you see. You must employ at least four distinct critical approaches. If you choose a dramatized work you must quote from primary text, which means if it was a movie, you need the script. You may not analyze a work you have covered in a previous assignment.

    Lyric/Poetry - choose 5-10 works by theme.

    • Anzaldua, Gloria
    • Cervantes, Lorna Dee
    • de la Rocha, Zack
    • Estéfan, Gloria
    • Girmay, Aracelis
    • Gómez, Selena
    • Hidalgo, david
    • Los Lobos (Hidalgo, Perez)
    • Lopez, Jennifer
    • Mora, Pat
    • Pérez, Louie
    • Quintanilla-Pérez, Selena
    • Rodriguez
    • Other (must be approved by Instructor)

    Drama N.B. You MUST use actual dialogue from the movie, so make sure you have a script.
    • Rodriguez, Robert. El Mariachi, From Dusk Till Dawn
    • Rodriguez, Robert, with Quentin Tarantino. Grindhouse
    • Romero, George.
      • Night of the Living Dead,
      • Dawn of the Dead,
      • The Dark Half
    • Valdez, Luis.
      • La Bamba
      • Los Vendidos
      • Zoot Suit
    • Other (must be approved by Instructor)


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