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"Grandma" Short Analysis

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Title: "Grandma" Short Analysis
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Subject: English
Date: October 2, 2001
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Moreover, he often includes in the narration the Spanish word rather than the English equivalent (10, 12, 13, 14, 37); when this occurs, it isn't given any more attention than any of the English words around it. This displays that he has gotten older (it is stated that he is now a professor) and still is comfortable and proud of his cultural heritage...
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Grandma's choice in using Spanish over English or vice versa and the narrator's decision to incorporate Spanish into English to tell the story both illustrate that theme. Moreover, in accenting Grandma's speech by spelling it with traditional Spanish phonetics, the author contrasts her character, making her seem even more Spanish, especially when compared to the others in the story...
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