Last Updated on July 29, 2019, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 95
What kind of influence does El Pachuco have over Henry? Is his a positive effect or a negative one?
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Revolutionary theater attempts to move the audience to reform social injustices. What techniques does Valdez's play employ in its attempt to sway the audience?
What is the impact of the bilingual aspect of this play on Spanish-speaking and non-Spanish speaking audiences? What does this device say about American culture?
Compare Henry Reyna's fictional life with the historical Henry Leyvas's life. Speculate on why Valdez made the choices he did in fictionalizing Henry's life for the stage.