Summary Of Never Marry A Mexican By Sandra Cisneros

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"Never Marry a Mexican" by Sandra Cisneros is the story of Clemencia the daughter of a Mexican immigrant. The story demonstrates the culture surrounding Mexican family values, and the hold that still has on Hispanic families living in America. It embraces a stereotypical idea of a traditional Mexican family where the dad works, and the mom stays home and raises a houseful of children. It is the false image that in the Mexican culture a woman having a family is the only thing that counts. While it is based on those core values it is seen from the one person point of view of Clemencia and how those values mold her life. Her mother is not happy with the life she has and blames it on the fact that she married a Mexican. She teachers her daughters

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