Fida A Biography Of Frida Kahlo Summary

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America is like a giant melting pot. There are many different cultures that manifest in America. These cultures range from African, Chinese, Indian, Japanese, Mexican, Russian, and many more. This allows people to have more of a diverse perspective on the world. Do me a favor, Imagine a world that has more than one point of view. Where everyone can look at things in the same view and understand someone and what they believe better than they could ever imagine. In the world, the culture that people are around gives them many different ways of seeing the world they live in. Moreover, Hayden Herrera’s Biography titled “From Frida, a Biography of Frida Kahlo” describes how Frida Kahlo’s two cultures, American and Mexican, clashed in her life and made her have many different experiences to change her perspectives. In the story it states,” Her gallantry and indomitable alegria in the face of physical suffering,” this shows that she has a more…show more content…
In this story the main character, who is also the narrator, struggles with trying to fit into her own culture while also trying to fit into her new culture. Her mother tries to force her to be what she believes is what little girls are like in America. This slowly leads to her giving up on things and made her stop trying because “ I won’t let her change me, I promised myself. I won’t be what i’m not,” this slowly led to a very long-distance type of relationship between the mother and her daughter. Although the mother adapted to her new culture easier and believed that she could be whatever she wanted to be, the daughter believed that she couldn’t be anything, she could only be herself. This affected her view on her culture by letting her see that not only is American culture complicated to mix in with her own culture but that she can see things in two different

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