The Acculturation Level Of At Least 2 Main / Lead Film Characters

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Describe the ACCULTURATION level of at least 2 main/lead film characters. Elaborate as to which factors led you to make these determinations for each character (14.28 Possible Points). 100 word minimum between the two Character #1 Josefita (Tita) De Le Garza, the youngest daughter of a Hispanic family has deep roots to her family’s customs and traditions. Tita is expected to remain unmarried and care for her mother until the day she dies. Remaining true to her culture Tita is obedient, as not to disrespect her mother until she is pushed to her limit. Character #2 Getrudis, the illegitimate daughter of the De La Garza family has a much different experience. At a young age Getrudis, running on passion, disgraces her family and leaves home to be with the man her heart desires, Juan Alejandrez. A Captain in the Revolutionary Army, Juan Alejandrez soon marries Getrudis and she too eases into her role as a Revolutionist. Did the film reveal any form of RACISM or STEREOTYPING from any perspective? Please elaborate with details/examples (14.28 Possible Points). 100 word minimum between the two I don’t believe there was any racism per say. I do think the filmmakers emphasized Mexican family tradition for the sake of the story line. Tita, the youngest daughter is forced to uphold her families long standing tradition of remaining unmarried and caring for her mother until the day she dies. A second example would be the arranged marriage; while the story takes place during the

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