How would you characterize the genre of Anzaldas text? How does this text’s use of genre relate to the way it uses the idea of the “borderland”?

Your essay should begin with a distinct introductory paragraph with a thesis statement, followed by several body paragraphs, each of which should offer arguments supporting a claim distinct from that of other paragraphs. The essay should end with a separate concluding paragraph that does not advance new claims, but instead explores your arguments broader implications. For a more extensive explanation of this structure, see Hackers A Writers Reference, available at UAF Rasmuson Library and the UAF Writing Center.