Chasqui: Revista de Literatura Latinoamericana
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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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del Rio Gabiola, I. "Globalizing the Care Chain: Representations of Latinas in Maid in America." Chasqui: Revista de literatura latinoamericana. 42.1 (2013): 119-130. Print. Available from: digitalcommons.butler.edu/facsch_papers/484/