Analysis Of Ari Memoir Of A Bilingual Childhood By Richard Rodriguez

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I really enjoyed "Aria: Memoir of a Bilingual Childhood" by Richard Rodriguez because it gave me a perspective on bilingual children and education I've never heard before. Rodriguez, the son of two Mexican immigrants, grew up in Sacramento, California and began attending an English-speaking school knowing very little English. The essay takes readers through both the struggles and delights he experienced while learning the English language. Despite the struggles he went through, Rodriguez firmly believes that bilingual education is bad for children. Although I’ve always thought that bilingual education was good, Rodriguez made a very convincing argument about why it is wrong; and changed my mind.
I’ve only heard about bilingual education a few

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