Literature on immigrants, homework help

The story of America is one of migration to a new land from various countries.In modern times, this pattern continues.As it did in the beginning of America’s development as a nation, immigration has an indelible impact on the literature of America.

a.Jimmy Santiago Baca, “So Mexicans are Taking Jobs from Americans,” (1979) p. 1368 and 1369

b.Gloria Anzaldua, “To live in the Borderlands means you,” (1987) p. 1336

c.Aurora Levins Morales, “Child of the Americas,” (1986) p. 1384

Examine the work of the three poets listed above. Compare and contrast the authors’ use of literary elements such as myth, allusion, metaphor, diction, tone, or any other literary device to support a critical assessment of their given arguments within the context of the “immigrant experience” in America. .

Your initial post should be at least 150 words in length. Support your claims with examples from required material(s) and/or other scholarly resources, and properly cite any references.


Cain, W., McDermott, A., Newman, L., & Wyss, H. (Eds.). (2014). American Literature: Volume2 (2nd Ed.). Boston, Mass: Pearson.