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I’m in America: Critically exploring Latino cultural identity in West Side Story for English classrooms
Race, culture and identity, alongside portrayals of the Puerto Rican culture, are themes which are highly intertwined in the Broadway musical West Side Story. Starting from its Broadway premiere to its eventual film ...
Remediation in paradise: (Mis)labeling low English proficiency students at UPRM
This research project is a secondary data analysis of the characteristics and effects of English language remediation at the University of Puerto Rico – Mayagüez from the academic years 2008-09 through 2013-14. Using ...
The challenges of engagement: The perks of young adult literature in the secondary English classroom
Young adult literature is a literary genre whose popularity has risen over the years due to its portrayal of the teenage experience. Since the publication of the first young adult novel, writers have candidly portrayed ...