I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Verso, 1984 - 251 σελίδες
"Now a global bestseller, the remarkable life of Rigoberta Menchú, a Guatemalan peasant woman, reflects on the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America. Menchú suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechistic work as an expression of political revolt as well as religious commitment. Menchú vividly conveys the traditional beliefs of her community and her personal response to feminist and socialist ideas. Above all, these pages are illuminated by the enduring courage and passionate sense of justice of an extraordinary woman."--Publisher description.
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The parents object. They say: 'No, our daughter is too young. She's too little; she's
a very obedient daughter and we have faith in her.' So the village representatives
go and plead with them, and go back and plead again. The father resists and ...
My parents saidtnyjister had wprked^^^ she was three, that she was an early riser
and very diligent. She liked finishing her work quickly; when she worked tilling
the land, she'd already finished her task by three in the afternoon. My parents ...
respected, so the parents are always around. In my sister's case, she decided
about seven months after she and the young man first talked together. He came
to see her all the time without any commitment either on her part or his. Just the ...
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And that's when my consciousness was born" By sally tarbox on 22 December 2017 Format: Kindle Edition The autobiography of a young Guatemalan peasant woman who went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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This was an interesting autobiography, or testimonial as Rigoberta calls it, but hard to read. The writing style is rather monotonous. In addition, the book is rather mired in controversy, ever since ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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