Judith Ortiz Cofer Essays
Rituals: Immigration, Family, and Identity in Writing of Judith Ortiz Cofer College
Judith Ortiz Cofer: Selected Nonfiction
The American Dream―a phrase that was once the foundation of many immigrants’ hopes for a new life now feels fanciful and almost cruel. Not only do immigrants face economic difficulties upon arrival to the U.S., but they also face a world where...
Fiction Comparisons Through Symbolism and Settings: "A Pair of Tickets" and "Volar" College
Judith Ortiz Cofer: Short Fiction
Amy Tan’s “A Pair of Tickets” and Judith Ortiz Cofer’s “Volar” both use symbolism and distinct settings to portray the lives and feelings of two young girls that originate from a different cultural background. Although these girls are different in...