Los encuentros entre México y los Estados Unidos en Spanglish y Los tres entierros de Melquiades Estrada

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This article contains a comparative analysis of the representation of the Mexican migrant worker in two films: Spanglish and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.

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Manickam, Samuel C. January 21, 2010.

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This article contains a comparative analysis of the representation of the Mexican migrant worker in two films: Spanglish and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada.

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RESUMEN: En este artículo se hace un análisis comparativo de la imagen del inmigrante mexicano retratada en dos filmes recientes de Hollywood, Spanglish y Los tres entierros de Melquiades Estrada. Se discuten aspectos como los personajes principales, la relación mexicana-americana y la experiencia bicultural bilingüe, entre otros. Palabras claves: estereotipo, frontera, trasnacional, hollywoodense.

ABSTRACT: In this article the author carries out a comparative analysis of the representation of the Mexican migrant worker in two recent Hollywood films, Spanglish and The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. Aspects such as the main characters, the Mexican-American relationship and the bicultural-bilingual experience, among others will be discussed.
Key words: stereotype, border, transnational, Hollywood.

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  • Filología y Lingüística, 2009. San José, Costa Rica: Universidad de Costa Rica

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  • Publication Title: Filología y Lingüística
  • Volume: 35
  • Issue: 2
  • Pages: 127-134
  • Peer Reviewed: Yes

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Manickam, Samuel C. Los encuentros entre México y los Estados Unidos en Spanglish y Los tres entierros de Melquiades Estrada, article, January 21, 2010; San José, Costa Rica. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc991015/: accessed April 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Arts and Sciences.