Summary Of Into The Beautiful North By Urrea

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Into The Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Different works of literature have been used over time to address the contemporary issues within the society. The subject currently in public discourse allows us to get a better understanding of the issues relevant to the present day as solutions are being developed. One book that does this is Luis Alberto Urrea Into The Beautiful North, a narrative centered on the journey of .an idealistic and smart 19-year-old, Nayeli, who takes on a journey to help bring back men into her village (Urrea). Her journey takes us through an understanding of some of the critical issues that face the modern society and Mexico including immigration and concept of feminism and women in leadership. These two issues have …show more content…

This article will aim to review how the elements of immigration of the Mexicans to the United States and feminism taking root in the society are shown in the book.
Immigration in the narrative One of the major themes of Luis Alberto Urrea Into The Beautiful North is that of immigration through the present day U.S./Mexico adventure border story. The study of immigration literature has developed over the last century as the different critics started to have a scholarly interest in immigration to the United States (Llobrera 30). Urea adds to this study through the experiences of the people, of Tres Camarones that has led to immigration and resulted in negative consequences for the village. Immigration in the United States is a current and relevant issue politicised within the country. The history of immigration to the United States dates back centuries and has continued to be prevalent …show more content…

This quote reveals to us that the men within the village had left their homes to the United States as modern development changed the economy and way of life. Changes in the society that had allowed the rise of the modern era had provided for better opportunities and life for the societies that adapted to it. Tres Camariones did not like change and resisted it at each point. This is shown in the first pages of the book stating, “Nobody in the village liked the change. It had taken great civic upheaval to bring electricity to Tres Camarones” (Urrea 3). As the changes in the economy as a result of modernity started to occur, the men within the village realized the importance of the changes and moved on to the United States to build a better life for their families. This aspect shows one of the reasons that immigration is prominent in the United States as people move to be able to have access to the resources that would alleviate their economic

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