Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2013

Publication Title

Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana

First Page

119

Last Page

130

Additional Publication URL

http://www.chasquirll.com

Abstract

The article examines the portrayal of Latina women as housemaids in the U.S. as depicted in the documentary film "Maid in America" directed by Anayansi Prado. It discusses the social injustice and sacrifices undergone by the Latinas in order to survive in the host country. It also analyzes the image of the Latina as an ideal mother of both her native and host country.

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