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Social Pressure In Munoz's Leave Your Name At The Border

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In Munoz's, "Leave Your Name at the Border", the main element that was being talked about was the fact that when people, immigrants specifically, come into this country, they feel that there is a social pressure that is being put upon them so that they will fit in. This pressure tends to make people do things such as change their names in order to fit in. An example in his situation would be that his stepfather changed his name from Antonio to Tony in an effort to "Anglicanize" it. This concept of fitting in has become a big struggle for many people that are currently here, and also for those who want to come here. An overwhelming sense of social pressure overcomes those who feel like outsiders because their identities do not fit in to the
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