The Magallanes Coming To America English 11 A Essay

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Kyle 1
Kyle 2
Ny’Kiah Kyle
The Magallanes Coming to America
Oscar de la Renta said, “ my greatest strength is knowing who am and where I come from my country” meaning that no matter where you go in the world you’ll still have you’re cultural identity which is your greatest strength. When moving from one place to another there are difficulties such as having to adapt to the new life that is continuously moving or having to give up something in the process. That is not all that comes from moving from one country to another. There are opportunities and things of that nature that can become a pro when moving to America.
The Magallanes moved to America in hopes for a better life for their two boys. America is a fast paced culturally diverse (some places) country, so adapting to American forms can be difficult in every sense. The biggest adjustment that the Magallanes had faced was the language barrier. They faithfully spoke Spanish. Unlike the researchers in Coming of Age in the Dawnland by Charles M. Mann the Magallanes were unable to use “glottochronology the attempt to estimate how long ago….”, which forced them to learn as they went along with living their life. Having said that finding work and not...

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