Essays Tagged: "Rodriguez"

"For the Love of Books".

re not educated you will have a hard time trying to succeed and may even give up too early. Richard Rodriguez's "The Achievement of Desire", and Malcolm X's "Learning to Read" are both similar and dif ... mselves. Malcolm X taught himself because he wanted to be a well educated African American. Richard Rodriguez had a drive in him to study and get through school even though when he started he could no ...

(3 pages) 63 0 0.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Price of Success in Rodriguez's "The Achievement of Desire"

The Price of Success in Rodriguez's "The Achievement of Desire""When you go in search of honey you must expect to be stung b ... ch of honey you must expect to be stung by bees"Kennet Kaunda"The Achievement of Desire" in Richard Rodriguez's view does not express the happiness and satisfaction that the fulfillment of a goal such ... and disappointment. Even though "local boy made good," after years, as a graduate student, Richard Rodriguez reaches the conclusion that there was too much of a price to pay for his success. Through ...

(8 pages) 158 0 2.6 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Richard Rodriguez: Hunger for Memory

Hunger for More: The incredible Life of Richard Rodriguez"Once upon a time, I was a 'socially disadvantaged' child. An enchantedly happy child. Mine ... tion. Thirty years later I write this book as a middle class American man. Assimilated"(1). Richard Rodriguez wrote this in the prologue to his autobiography, Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richar ... te this in the prologue to his autobiography, Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez. Rodriguez focuses on a few reoccurring themes like the difference between private and public life, h ...

(4 pages) 75 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers


for the culture and people were different. In the essay "Las Mañanita" the author, Elizabeth Rodriguez Kessler, talks about her experience of growing up and being raised in a bicultural family. ... tino, studying in the United States is a wonderful experience and a great opportunity. However, for Rodriguez it was like a wake up call that she was different from the rest "I heard my principal, a y ...

(5 pages) 52 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Achievement of Desire

art?3. Can you relate to what Rodriquez has said in his essay? How exactly? Be specific.4. Why does Rodriguez refer to Richard Hoggart's story?5. Does Rodriguez believe that a good balance can be main ... at a good balance can be maintained between home life and a successful educational life?6. How does Rodriguez feel about his parents, and the role they have played in his life?In his essay "The Achiev ...

(3 pages) 84 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Critical Thinking: "Maybe Bush doesn't want to capture bin Laden?" by Cindy Rodriguez

As published in the Denver Post, "Maybe Bush doesn't want to capture bin Laden" by Cindy Rodriguez is a direct stab at the Bush administration. Rodriguez's essay entirely demeans the charac ... the character of our nation's president. I believe that the entire article is primarily based upon Rodriguez's own "pent-up emotions" resulting from September 11. Rodriguez repeatedly bashes the pres ... bin Ladens" as the excuse for him "letting" Osama bin Laden escape. This caused me to consider that Rodriguez may have disliked George Bush from the very start.It seems that Rodriguez "snuck past poli ...

(1 pages) 17 0 1.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Rick Bragg

Rodriguez's experience with education appears to be a extreme form of transculturation. Rodriguez is ... other and father both wanted him to have a prominent secular position once he graduated from school.Rodriguez was a quick study so he quickly fell into the mold his parents had made for him. It appear ... guez may have been successful at obtaining his goals. But at what price did he pay for his success? Rodriguez himself may now believe he has paid the ultimate price for his success.Rodriguez takes the ...

(7 pages) 761 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Always Running Book Review

Always Running By Luis Rodriguez Published by Simon & Schuster ... ill stand today. Few survived "la vida loca" which is still an idea amongst youth today. Luis Rodriguez in his autobiography describes gang life, drug abuse, plight of Latinos as well as Blacks ... ough a limited, proud, unapologetic voice.Since writing his autobiography, Always Running, in 1993, Rodriguez has received the Carl Sandburg Literary Award, a Chicago Sun-Times Book Award, and was des ...

(5 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A Life Not Understood

rd way because they were too stubborn to listen to their parents in the first place. Richard Rodriguez never had the help of his parents to prepare him for the outside world because they were l ... he became from his parents. In the chapter The Achievement of Desire, of his book Hunger of Memory, Rodriguez addresses the difference between learned knowledge, as we learn it from our parents and ex ...

(6 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Case Study Intitled "A Diamond Personality"

ing adequate feedback about the questions being asked.What factors do you think have contributed to Rodriguez's success? Was he merely "in the right place at the right time," or are there characterist ... are there characteristics about him that contribute to his success?The factors that contributed to Rodriguez's success are his personal values like Rodriguez being an entrepreneur and an optimistic i ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Sep/2010

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Right of privacy at the workplace

Frederick V. PerryLaw Environment for Business (BUL 6810)Subject: Right to Privacy at WorkplaceJuan Rodriguez v. Puma Oil CompanyIn a Privacy court case, Juan Rodriguez was hired by Puma Oil Company a ... ess to this e-mail system was gained by use of a network password, which password was known by Juan Rodriguez and Puma. In addition, Puma permitted Rodriguez to maintain on this PC a "personal folder" ...

(5 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Human Resource Management