Final video application for Spanglish

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Fox Valley Technical College **We aren't endorsed by this school
Course
CRIME 10-504-103
Subject
Sociology
Date
Oct 15, 2023
Pages
6
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FINAL VIDEO APPLICATION FOR SPANGLISH
Summary: Mexican immigrant and single mother Flor Moreno finds housekeeping work with Deborah and John Clasky, a well-off couple with two children of their own. When Flor admits she can't handle the schedule because of her daughter, Cristina, Deborah decides they should move into the Clasky home. Cultures clash and tensions run high as Flor and the Claskys struggle to share space while raising their children on their own, and on very different terms. 1. Flor - Maternalism Relating to or characteristic of a mother. Flor shows maternalism by leaving the room when needing to cry as a means of protecting Cristina. Also, when Flor scolded the men at the bar for offering her a drink while she was with Cristina. 2. Flor - Culture Shock A state of bewilderment and distress experienced by an individual who is suddenly exposed to a new, strange, or foreign social and cultural environment. Flor experienced culture shock when she witnessed the argument between Deborah and John about Bernice's clothing size. Also, when John gave Flor a ride to the bus stop and was screaming inside the vehicle. 3. Flor and John - Avoider To stay clear of; go around or away from. Flor is an avoider because she didn't leave the Spanish neighborhood for 6 years. Also, John avoids being alone with Deborah, during arguments, by leaving the house. 4. Flor and Cristina - Marginality The situation of individuals who are the product of one culture but are attempting to live within another, and therefore are not fully a part of either one. Flor and Cristina experience marginality while at the Summer house when Flor is cleaning the living room and Cristina is on the patio with John and the kids. Also, when Cristina comes home from shopping with Deborah and has colored streaks in her hair; the surprised look
on Flor's face and Cristina runs to her room. 5. Flor and Cristina - Immigrant A person who comes to live permanently in a foreign country. Flor and Cristina became immigrants when they left Mexico to come live in the United States with Flor's cousin. 6. Deborah- Acceptance Belief in something; agreement. Deborah displays acceptance when she says "She gets me" to Flor and her cousin while trying to describe how to roll her tongue, during the interview. Also, when Deborah says "Welcome to the family" to Flor and hugs her. 7. Flor and Bernice - Emotional Level Feelings of arousal or expression of emotions. Flor has a heightened emotional level after she is offered the job and takes her daughter out for dinner to an expensive restaurant. Bernice displays a reduced emotional level when Deborah brings her home a bunch of clothes that are too small. 8. Grandma Emily - Emotional level of prejudice Refers to the feelings that a minority group arouses in an individual. Although these feelings may be based on stereotypes from the cognitive level, they represent a more intense stage of personal involvement (fear/envy, distrust/trust, disgust/admiration, or contempt/empathy . Grandma Emily displays an emotional level of prejudice when she tries to get Deborah to back down from urging Flor to move in with them for the Summer, explaining that Flor must have a high sense of privacy because she didn't tell them she had a daughter. 9. John - Machismom Value orientation defining masculinity in varying terms of virility, honor, and providing for one's family. John shows machismom when he was making the dinner plate and talking about how many "stars" the restaurant should receive from the food critic. Also, John displays machismom when Bernice is reading the article about him from the newspaper and when he talked with Flor on the beach about
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