Differences In Judith Ortiz's Casa

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Race is away of classifying ourselves into distinct ethnic, genetic and geographical groups. Through race we are able to identify with and embrace the cultures and traditions belonging to specific ethnicities. In Judith Ortiz Cofers " Casa: A Partial Remembrance of a Puerto Rican" she classifies with her Puerto Rican background and essentially uses that as the theme of the story. The quote "It was on these rockers that my mother, her sisters, and my grandmother sat on these afternoons of my childhood to tell their stories, teaching each other, and my cousin and me, what it was like to be a woman, more specifically, a Puerto Rican woman." shows that the presence of her grandmother, aunts and her mother along with their stories an teachings was
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