Hernandez and Petrakis

Hernandez and Petrakis

Read article and then answer the following questions.

1.    Both authors as youth are caught in ethnic identity struggles.  In one paragraph for each describe the fundamental issues. In a third paragraph, discuss how they each resolved it.

2.    Both authors write about incidents from their youth. In one paragraph each, how do they reflect on these as adults?

3.    For Petrakis why did he go back to the store and what did he learn one paragraph?

4.    For Hernandez, why did she switch from English to Spanish one paragraph

5.    What does Hernandez mean when she states that she and Teresa are similar one paragraph

6.    Is there any issue from either article that you can relate to one paragraph