Analysis Of So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs From Americans By Jimmy Baca

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The American Dream is represented in the two poems, “Ellis Island”, and “So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans.” The poem, “So Mexicans Are Taking Jobs from Americans” by Jimmy Baca is about Mexicans coming across the border to America to take jobs away. The author demonstrates that Americans discriminate against the Mexicans thinking their “lazy” and they are stereotypical about them, when all they want to do is make little pay to support their families. Jimmy Baca states, “And you grino, / take off your ring, / drop your wallet into a blanket spread over a ground and walk away.” (Line sjkajs) The author stated this to show the Mexicans are leaving their loved ones and home to live this American dream they wished for, the Mexicans sacrificed
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