Simón

Abstract: This podcast features the Spanglish reading of “Simón.” The overarching themes of this story are death, spirituality, animals and pets in a non-conventional American family raised in Mexico. The narrative voice in this piece provides a unique perspective broadening dialogue(s) on Mexican American identity.

Resumen: Este podcast incluye la lectura en espánglish del cuento “Simón”. Los temas principales en este cuento son: la muerte, la espiritualidad, los animales y las mascotas en una familia estadounidense poco convencional criada en México. La voz narrativa provee una perspectiva innovadora que ensancha el dialogo en torno a la identidad Mexicano-americana / Chicana.

Credits: Written version published in / Versión escrita publicada en PORTAL: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies. Edited by Paul Allatson. UTS ePress. Vol. 16, no. 1/2, 2019.

See Resource page for educators and community facilitators / Vea la página de Recursos para docentes y líderes comunitarios.

Photo courtesy of Dwyer Family / Foto cortesía de la familia Dwyer

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