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  (González), "the fastest mouse in all Mexico". Speedy's major traits are his ability to run extremely
fast stereotypical Mexican accent. He usually wears an oversized yellow sombrero and a white shirt and pants.
Speedy debuted in 1953's Cat-Tails for Two, directed by Π 
. This early Speedy was a meaner, skinnier, rattier-
looking creation with a sizable gold front tooth. It would be two years before      and animator  redesigned
the character into his modern incarnation for the 1955 Freleng short, Speedy Gonzales. The cartoon features d  the cat
menacing a group of mice. The mice call in the plucky, excessively energetic Speedy to save them, and amid cries of "c 
c   " (courtesy of Mel Blanc), Sylvester soon gets his painful comeuppance. The cartoon won the 1955
Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Cartoons).
Freleng and McKimson soon set Sylvester up as Speedy's regular nemesis in a series of cartoons, much in the same way 6 
  had paired     
 and   in his ΠΠ   . Sylvester is constantly outsmarted and
outrun by the mouse, causing the cat to suffer all manner of pain and humiliation from mousetraps to accidentally consuming large
amounts of hot sauce. Other cartoons pair the mouse with his cousin, Π , the "  ."
Slowpoke predictably gets into all sorts of trouble which only Speedy can get him out of. In the 1960s, Speedy's main nemesis
became ü  ü -- a move which some fans consider an unusual combination (Sylvester's appropriateness, being a cat, was
never questioned) and as depicting the already morally ambiguous duck as excessively malicious.
Speedy's cartoons have come under fire in recent years for their alleged stereotypical depictions of Mexicans and Mexican life.
Mice in the shorts are usually shown as lazy, womanizing and hard-drinking while Speedy wears a huge sombrero and sometimes
plays in a mariachi band (although Speedy's only real vice is implied to be a weakness for pretty girls; in one cartoon, other mice
instigate a war between Speedy and Sylvester to keep Speedy from stealing all the girls in town). It was this criticism that
prompted Cartoon Network to largely shelve Speedy's films when it gained exclusive rights to broadcast them in 1999. However,
fan campaigns to put Speedy back on the air, as well as lobbying by The League of United Latin American Citizens, who argued
that Speedy's cleverness and personality was a positive depiction of Mexicans, turned the tide in his favor, and in 2002, "the
fastest mouse in all Mexico" was put back into rotation.
It should also be noted that while Speedy spoke with a Mexican accent Sylvester spoke English with an American accent.
In 2003, he made a cameo appearance in the film      , making fun of his politically incorrect status.
At around the same time, he also made a non-speaking cameo appearance in an episode of Mucha Lucha!


èn Aztec mythology, Chalchiuhtlicue (also Chalciuhtlicue, or Chalcihuitlicue) ("She of the Jade Skirt") was the
goddess of lakes and streams. She is also a patroness of birth and plays a part in Aztec baptisms. In the myth
of the five suns, she had dominion over the fourth world, which was destroyed in a great flood. She also
presides over the day 5 Serpent and the trecena of 1 Reed.Her husband was Tlaloc and with him, she was the
mother of Tecciztecatl and ruler over Tlalocan. In her aquatic aspect, she was known as Acuecucyoticihuati,
goddess of oceans, rivers and any other running water, as well as the patron of women in labor. She was also
said to be the wife of Xiuhtecuhtli. She is sometimes associated with a rain goddess, Matlalcueitl.

In art, Chalciuhtlicue was illustrated wearing a green skirt and with short black vertical lines on
the lower part of her face. In some scenes babies may be seen in a stream of water issuing from her skirts.
Sometimes she is symbolized by a river with a heavily laden prickly pear tree growing on one bank. She is
depicted in several central Mexican manuscripts, including the Pre-Columbian Codex Borgia on plates 11 and
65 and in the 16th century Codex Borbonicus on page 5 and Codex Ríos on page 17. When sculpted, she is
often carved from green stone as befits her name.

The Xtabay is the woman of the forest that traps the unwary who try to catch it, but only go deep into the woods to find
This entity in the highlands of Chiapas is the Yehualcihuatl and elsewhere in the world is the same type, in fact, according
to magical realism is a demon that takes the body of a woman.
Jorge Arturo Quintanilla Penagos came second national border story in 1980 and this volume of stories is itself a legacy of

the author which allows us fantastic stories like this, or other where, for example, a man must be sectioned finger At the
risk of dying because a snake has bitten.
Narrated experiences, magical realism, a set of feelings in one book.
These stories take us by the hand through the pages of magical realism, the outputs are both surprising and style Quiroga.