the tortilla curtain 1

Please write a minimum of one page, but no more than two pages addressing the following question:

•Boyle spends a lot of time describing what the characters eat, how they eat, how and where they shop for food, and what they buy. He establishes a value system associated with food. It also creates a class system. If we analyze this question deeper, we can see how food also signifies culture.

•Think of your own life and the food you and your family eat. What are some of the foods you eat regularly? What are your favorite foods? What foods do you and your family eat at holidays? What are the ways in which food or your attitudes towards food is an expression of your values?

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