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Spanish to English Translations for Borderlands/ La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua, Fourth Edition, Chapter 6

I put together this list to help some of my AP Lang students read Borderlands/ La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldua.  I am not a native Spanish speaker and would LOVE some comments or assistance with the translations! These are only translations for words or phrases for which Anzaldua has not included English translations.  Many … Continue reading

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Spanish to English Translations for Borderlands/ La Frontera by Gloria Anzaldua, Fourth Edition, Chapter 1

I put together this list to help some of my AP Lang students read Borderlands/ La Frontera: The New Mestiza by Gloria Anzaldua.  I am not a native Spanish speaker and would LOVE some comments or assistance with the translations! These are only translations for words or phrases for which Anzaldua has not included English … Continue reading

The Superficial:  Because You’re Beautiful
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The Superficial: Because You’re Beautiful

  What happened to The Superficial? It was a celebrity gossip site.  Then it became a ghost.  Now… it is a legend. Posts consisted of unflattering celebrity photos coupled with hilarious explanations by The Superficial writer, now revealed to be Mike Redmond of Pennsylvania.  He’d include stories about Anne Hathaway and her billionaire boyfriend discarding Lamborghinis … Continue reading

Barbara vs. Gaga vs. Cooper vs. Kristofferson:  The Ultimate A Star Is Born Showdown
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Barbara vs. Gaga vs. Cooper vs. Kristofferson: The Ultimate A Star Is Born Showdown

Who wore it better:  1976 or 2018?  I faced the films off in seven categories:  Song, Soundtrack, Hair, Sob Story, Leading Lady, Leading Man, and Chemistry. SONG:  “Shallow” vs. “Evergreen” “Evergreen” nabbed two Grammys in 1978; Oscar did not have a Best Original Song category at the time.  Streisand and Kristofferson recorded a darling duet … Continue reading