Essays Tagged: "Luis J. Rodriguez"

The life of Luis J. Rodriguez as told through the book Always running: Gang Days in L.A.

In the book Always Running La Vida Loco: Gang Days in LA by Luis J. Rodriguez, the author is the main character. He shows through his writings a remarkable amou ... his writings a remarkable amount of personal character development. From the beginning of his story Luis describes the many changes he goes through as his life unfolds. Luis uses many examples to desc ... any examples to describe his life experiences and the way he acted when obstacles stood in his way. Luis experienced many highs and lows throughout his life. He also had many wants and desires of thin ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Comparison Between "American Dream" And "Always Running"

the "American Dream". But people live different lives, one such as the story in "Always Running" by Luis J. Rodriguez. Yet people don't even realize how reality is far too different from the quote, un ... g" reflects upon the life of an individual, which is actually the opposite of the "American Dream". Luis Rodriguez lives a life of pain, stereotypical people, and of course gang warfare Growing up in ...

(2 pages) 5 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Always Running

times once in a gang you are in it for life, the only way out is death. The experiences and choices Luis J. Rodriguez made proved that statement wrong. He shows that you cannot live life trying to run ... e proved that statement wrong. He shows that you cannot live life trying to run. By the time Luis Rodriguez was two years old his family left Mexico to live in Los Angeles. Like most people the ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Is the history nonsense?

In responding to the President Bill Clinton's call for a national dialogue on race, Luis J. Rodriguez, the author of an article "Stop the Lies", suggests that we need to give the peopl ...

(3 pages) 12 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


ch 20, 2014Always Running; SummaryThe autobiography Always Running La Vida Loca: Gang Days in LA by Luis J. Rodriguez takes place in the 60's/70's in East Los Angles. The term Vida Loca is used by Mex ... a Loca is used by Mexicans which means crazy life. This autobiography is written in third person by Luis who is nicked named Grillo and Chin. He takes you on a journey on how crazy his life started. T ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Apr/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers