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Close Reading: Cesar Chavez

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  •  The first text you will examine comes from Cesar Chavez. However, as we learned in week two, writing is situated in a time and place. Considering this, it might be good to know a little background on the author before we look at this writing so we can see what might influence his perspective. 

    Watch the secondary source video to get some background information. 



    Read through the primary source below where Cesar Chavez discusses certain topics. Scroll to read through it all.

    It is attached as well if you wish to download it.

    Read closely and write down notes (or download and mark directly on the text) any figurative, connotative, and technical words that help you understand what Chavez is saying regarding his perspective about power. Use your notes and the text to complete the assignment that follows.