Octavio Paz, who searches for the identity of the Mexican people in his study entitled El . In section IV, “Los Hijos de la Malinche,” Paz explains how the word . In this chapter, Octavio Paz discusses the fact that machismo is an offshoot of Mexican historical patterns. He relates . The symbol of this violation is doña Malinche, the mistress of Cortés. When we shout “¡Viva México, hijos de la chingada!. all Mexicans as hijos de puta (sons of raped women) or los Pachuco s and Key words: Identity, Mexico, Pachuco s, La Malinche, Octavio Paz, Gloria Anzaldúa.

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The defeat of these gods which is what the Hijoe meant to the Indian world, because it was the end of a cosmic cycle and the inauguration of a new divine kingdom caused the faithful to return to the ancient feminine deities.

Nos manifestamos tales como somos de verdad. And yet she is the cruel incarnation of the feminine condition. These vestiges and phantasms are real, at least to us. En el Plata un vestido desgarrado es un vestido chingado.

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It is said that we live in a world of techniques. Sadism begins as a revenge against feminine hermeticism or as a desperate attempt to obtain a response from a body we fear is insensible. Terrorism obeys the same rules. He is not the founder of a people; he is not a patriarch who exercises patria potestas; he is not a king or a judge or the chieftain of a clan. If the Chingada is a representation of the violated Mother, it is appropriate to associate her with the Conquest, which was also a violation, not only in the historical sense but also in the very flesh of Indian women.


To escape from himself the servant must leap walls, get drunk, forget his condition.

Treachery, loyalty, crime and love hide out in the depths of our glance. Our politicians hojos mix public business with private. Finally, there is no especial veneration for God the Father in the Trinity. This attitude is revealed not only in our daily life but also in the course of our history, which at certain moments has been the embodiment of a will to eradicate all that has gone before.

Only when they are alone, during the great moments of life, do they dare to show themselves as they really are. To the country of broken and worn-out things. On the other hand, there is profound devotion to Christ as the Son of God, as the youthful God, above all as the victimized Redeemer. It is true that she gave herself voluntarily to the conquistador, but he forgot her as soon as her usefulness was over.


It would be a resurrection. Each country has its own. If we do not mass produce products, we pas with one another in the difficult, exquisite and useless art of dressing fleas. En muchos casos estos fantasmas son vestigios de realidades pasadas. If we take into account all of its various meanings, the word defines a great part of our life and qualifies our relationships with our friends and compatriots.

It would be better to say that she is the Enigma. And be does not affirm himself as a mixture, but rather as an abstraction: We reveal ourselves as we really are. Death is celebrated but at the same octavii repelled because of the uncertainty behind it. Both of them are passive figures. In this sphere it is impossible to distinguish between causes and effects. Actually there are no causes and effects, merely a complex of interpenetrating reactions and tendencies. His beginnings are in his own self.


To discover it would mean nothing less than to return to our origins, to reunite ourselves with our ancestry, to break out of our solitude.

Y en un mundo de chingones, de relaciones duras, presididas por la violencia y el recelo, en el que nadie se abre ni se raja y todos quieren chingar, las ideas y lq trabajo cuentan poco. El obrero moderno carece de individualidad. The phrase “I am your father” has no paternal flavor and is not said in order to protect or to guide another, but rather to impose one’s superiority, that is, to humiliate.

In Mexico the word has innumerable meanings. They are all machos, chingones. This phenomenon of a return to the maternal womb, so well known to the psychologist, is without doubt one of the determining causes of the swift popularity of the oaz of the Virgin.

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