Cross The Border Agent Analysis

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Initially, the author gets into a process of introspection in which he is surrounded by the question of what it means to be a good agent; he creates this atmosphere by using rhetorical questions that emphasize his outgoing moral conflict due to the fact that the duties of a border agent clashed with his principles. As the days go by, Cantú patrols alone for the first time and this event gives him time to reflect about what he has been doing. This time he uses the weather as a way of illustrating how he felt tormented by the reality that migrants experience while trying to cross the border. Each storm representing an important part in his moral dilemma: the migrants, the border patrol and his own values. One of the strongest moments in the
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