Double-Entry Notes Essay Example

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How to Tame a Wild Tongue 1

How to Tame a Wild Tongue

Works Cited Entry

Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands: The New Mestiza = La Frontera. San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 2007. Print.


What it says

What I think

Beginning on page 75.

“We’re going to have to do something about your tongue”, I hear the anger rising in his voice.

Dealing with patients who are uncooperative present several challenges to dentists while executing their duties. The dentists are however expected to practice good behavior and express the right attitude while engaging with such patients. Instead of expressing anger towards patient, the dentists should apply behavior management methods that may include non-pharmacological or pharmacological methods.

End of page 75.

“I remember being caught speaking Spanish at recess-that was good for three licks on the knuckles with a sharp ruler.”

Restricting the student to communicate in Spanish, a language they can express themselves better is a violation of the First Amendment. While a student, he was punished by teachers for speaking in Spanish and told he should return to Mexico if he wants to communicate in Spanish.

End of page 76

“In my culture, they are all words that are derogatory if applied to women-I’ve never heard them applied to men.”

The culture supports gender inequality by subjecting women to abusive words that cannot be applied to men.

End of page 80

“Chicanas fell uncomfortable talking in Spanish to Latinas, afraid of their censure. Their language was not outlawed in their countries.”

If a language is not outlawed in its native country, it is permitted to express oneself in the indicated language where appropriate. The perception that Spanish is not cultured and should not be used in the United States is abusive to the Spanish culture.