Immigrants In Mother Tongue

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Immigrants came to America searching for new opportunities and a new life. Together immigrants and American people brought new language and culture. In “Mother Tongue,” Amy Tan uses anecdotes to discuss how language is capable of affecting someone’s life throughout time. In “Blaxicans and other Reinvented Americans,” Richard Rodriguez motivated Americans to expand their perspective on racial identity. Both “Blaxicans and other Reinvented Americans” and “Mother Tongue” suggest that immigrants have shaped the American identity by proposing that the American experience is a blend of new ideas with languages. In the “ Blaxicans and Other Reinvented Americans,” author Richard Rodriguez argued how new ideas make this country divergent by proposing
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