Author Archives: AGramajo

Classmates’ Comments

I felt that my classmates’ comments were helpful because it brought in a new perspective and/or enforced the idea I had already made in my posts. For example, Daria commented on my Pragmatic Signals post and said I could find these, … Continue reading

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Post #45

This video is a scene from the movie “Big Fish” directed by Tim Burton. As we all know, Burton is widely known for his dark, eccentric and magical films. What I liked about this clip is that it visibly shows … Continue reading

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Post #44

I really liked this video and I felt it was very instructional because it educates the public on Hispanic/Latin/Mexican terms. It also portrays ways in which others view the Latin community so stereo typically(this is seen in the first take). I … Continue reading

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  This video, I am solely adding for it’s comedic effect and because it shows some instances of Spanglish. I will not consider this an actual post for credit.

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Post #33

Watching Edgardo Vega Yunque in this video, it becomes a little hard to believe that such a man would create a novel that speaks so openly about male and female organs, the use of alcohol and drugs and the human … Continue reading

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Post #32

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdCQHiWWR14 One of my favorite Disney/Pixar movies is Finding Nemo, and while watching some animated films and series, I found that focalization is almost never viewed through the characters eyes but as if there is always an audience looking into … Continue reading

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Post #31

  I liked this video because it showed the focalization points of both the riders on the coaster and then the view of the riders mounted on the roller coaster, the view of the coaster and the view from a … Continue reading

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Post #30

When I first began to read Severo Sarduy’s novel Cobra and Maitreya, I was astonished by Cobra’s need to make her feet smaller. As the narrator states, She’d set them in molds at daybreak, apply salt compresses, chastise them sith … Continue reading

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Post #29

When we first began the discussion in class of Sesshu Foster’s novel Atomix Aztex, we heavily analyzed Foster’s Note in the beginning of the novel where he wants his audience to know that his book is a work of fiction, … Continue reading

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Post #28

Salvador Plascencia’s novel can seem to have many different focalizing points. For example, when Plascencia gives each character power as a narrator in the parts of the books that have columns and lines, these characters are internal focalizers. Although, Plascencia … Continue reading

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