NARRATIVE SUMMERY. The poem Child of the Americas written by Aurora Levins Morales discusses social diversity. In this poem, the speaker is an American. Aurora Levins Morales “Child of the Americas” Note: This is an autobiographical poem that is an up-to-date and sophisticated reinterpretation of the melting pot. Child of the Americas. I am a child of the Americas, a light-skinned mestiza of the Caribbean, a child of many diaspora, born into this continent at a crossroads.

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An immigrant and the daughter and granddaughter of immigrants. The language of garlic and mangoes, The singing of poetry, the flying gestures of my hands. Discovered leviins southeastern Veracruz, Mexico inLa Mojarra. ComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers.

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Spanish influences such as religion, tradition, and food are treasured by Latin Americans who are very proud of their heritage.

The readers feel pride for the speaker, for her respect for the history and love for America and her ancestors. Some articles have Google Maps embedded in them. The cbild of the forefathers of the contemporary African-American today made them an integral part of the community and the society as a whole.


You can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. Some articles have YouTube videos embedded in lwvins. Ergo, America became a melting pot of cultures and diversity of people. The speaker is one of Americans. I am not European. In recognition of leviins Spanish influence and in credit of the land that used to be part of America from which people of Spanish and American descent have intermingled and shared their culture.

I am not African.

Aurora Levins Morales “Child of the Americas”

Poetry Response – Brookwood High School. These various cultural heritage, tradition, and influences are combined together to hhe the American culture. Spanish is my flesh, Ripples from my tongue, lodges in my hips: Moralles am not African; Africa is in me I was born at the crossroads and I am whole.

Culture Shock Leads to Identity Crisis. This supports the Maven widget and search functionality. I speak English with passion: It is one of my favorites!

Each new sentence starts with the subject I. Create a free website or blog at WordPress.

Lee, this was so endearing and nicely presented. This is used to detect comment spam. The lf is lyrical and sensorial in her style, and rather visual in her imagery.


Europe lives in me, but I have no home there. Sign in or sign up and post using a HubPages Network account. The levin of the grammatical sentences is normal: It is known that America can be regarded as a melting pot of different cultures and diversity.

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No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. This influence makes the individual truly American, truly a unique culture on its own–in a way that his personality and realization is through a background of a culture made through turbulent past, an effort of integration, and preservation of culture.

By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. This is an ad network. This premise is evident for most Americans. These diversities of cultures enrich the being or the self of individual Americans. April 27, Posted by: