The Day The Cisco Kid Shot John Wayne Analysis

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In “The Day the Cisco Kid Shot John Wayne” by Nash Candelaria, it portrays examples on how hegemony is being used in this story. In the beginning of the story, we see that Junior’s father wants to move into town so that Junior can get better schooling and learn more English since “He’ll have to live in the English-speaking world.” (Candelaria 8). We see hegemony here because English is used throughout the whole country and knowing this language can mean intelligence and educated. Those who spoke another language other than English, was to be seen as not educated and not accepted by others. Even on Junior’s first day of class Sister Mary Margaret right away says “The language of this classroom is English. This is American. We will only speak
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