Mexican American Literature and Culture: 4.20-4.24 Notes and Handouts

After analyzing POINT OF VIEW in popular corridos students will be able to identify central argument and purpose of archetype by completing analytical summaries, SOAPS Analysis, and writing their own corrido based on important post-Mexican American war figure.

4.20 Writer’s Workshop: Manifest Destiny Dialogue Poems

4.21 Progress Check: The Metanarrative of Manifest Destiny

4.22 Introduction to Corridos: What is a corrido? an archetype?

4.23 El Corrido de Joaquin Murrieta, El Corrido de Gregorio Cortez

4.24 Post-Reading: Analytical Summary, SOAPS ANALYSIS, Write your Own Corrido