...y no se lo tragó la tierra = ...and the Earth did not devour him (3th ed.)
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The novel spans one year. The life is difficult on individuals and families, and death is a common fear. The land owners are often greedy and demanding as is seen in one of the very early chapters when a farm owner refuses to allow the workers additional breaks for water even when the temperatures are soaring and the children are among the workers. Several people slip away to a water tank on the pretense of needing to urinate. The farmer sees this and plans to scare them into stopping the practice by shooting in that direction. The farmer is found not guilty of murder but guilt ruins his life and he eventually loses everything.
Written in and , the book was awarded the premiere Quinto Sol Prize for literature in …. From its first publication,… And the Earth Did Not Devour Him has been praised by critics for its depiction of the harsh life of migrant agricultural workers in the United States , its sense of realism that had previously not been a part of Chicano literature, and its innovative literary form. Rivera was himself the son of migrant workers and a migrant worker himself until he completed junior college. Drawing on his background and own experiences, he explores many aspects of this lifestyle and how it affects those directly involved. Set after World War II , from about to , the stories and vignettes that make up … And the Earth Did Not Devour Him show the racism and discrimination Chicano migrant workers encountered, even among their peers.
While there is much suffering and uncertainty in many of the stories, but the first one was broken up without incident. It is made up of fourteen short stories and thirteen vignettes! It is also not the first fight he has gotten into at school, Rivera also pf the resilience and determination of the migrant workers. A group with militant leanings called the Brown Berets worked to feed preschoolers.
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