Contemporary, culturally diverse writers, such as Sherman Alexie, Judith Ortiz Cofer, and Amy Tan introduce alternative perspectives and voices.
It's like having your own 24/7 virtual writing center.
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For this class you have read four essays on language and the power of words. The essay “Learning to Read” from The Autobiography of A1alcoim X expresses the same passion for literature, “I could spend the rest of my life reading” (X 266).
In “Superman and Me,” Sherman Alexie describes the power of leaming to read. Gloria Anzaldua’s “How to Tame a Wild Tongue” focuses more on words and language as spoken aspects of identity for which we should not, “be made to feel ashamed … “Mother Tongue” follows suit with a similar look at language and identity, “Language is the tool of my trade.