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Pat Mora's poem is an excellent example of juxtaposition, in a cultural sense. I have had tremendous success teaching this poem in my ESOL classes.
Juxtaposition can be a difficult concept/term for students to understand and identify, but "Legal Alien" seems to facilitate the identification of juxtapositions.
This FREE activity includes 1 poem and 1 Analysis Worksheet.