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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But one day I was told not to talk to her and if I did I'd be thrown out. The mistress
thought that she was teaching me things, like how to protest, things which didn't
suit her. But I told the other maid on the quiet what the mistress had said.
So we told him that if it was difficult for him, from now on he should hide or find
something else to do, but that he must stop being evil, like the army. And he told
us a lot about how they tortured in the barracks. He said: 'From the first day I
But she told me that she couldn't say because the nuns would scold her if they
found out. Well, then I became more suspicious. I had to find out who he was:
because of all the danger I was in and the risks I was running, I had to know who
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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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