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What do you think are the major themes and concerns of Latinos as presented in literature? The depiction of a minority group through literature.

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One primary concern is identity. While identity is a theme in many areas of literature, in Latino literature it takes on several particular/specific twists. The most important of these are linguistic, geographical, and ethnic. To spell these out as questions, Latino literature tends to ask things like, "What does it mean to speak English vs. Spanish? Who am I in English? Who am...

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