However, we have become really good friends, I feel like I have known her for years, we get along really well. I choose her for my assignment because she told me about her struggles that she face when she was in elementary school, I think her journey is inspiring and amazing and others should know about it. If she doesn’t tell you about what she’s been through you could never guess. Ms. Jeanette English and Spanish is exceptional, she is fluent in speaking and writing them as well. 1.
As a child was she was by her father with Justa Samperio her mother. Justa was an alcoholic woman who mistreated and physical abuse Barraza. “One day her mother lost in his addiction and not having money, changed to Juana for three beers, allowing an older man molesting Juana and raping her. José Lugo was the man who tormented Juana over four years.” (Arcia, 2011).
Often Esperanza almost gives in to the pressures of who she is “supposed”, to be but unlike others around her, she knows she can make something of her life. She continues to study, even when her peers and role models tell her she will never amount to anything. Her big dreams fuel her willpower. “I am too strong for her to keep me here forever.” (Cisneros, 110)
Cristina Saralegui is a journalist and the host of a television show called, El Show de Cristina. She is often compared to Oprah Winfrey. She shaped Florida in many ways, such as motivating Hispanics, helping Hispanics be heard, and bringing diverse groups together. Cristina Saralegui was born January 29, 1948, in Havana, Cuba. Although she was born in Cuba, she immigrated to the US at the age of 12 and her family settled in Miami, Florida.
In Bucknell University’s production of Marisol by Jose Rivera, one of the central themes is chaos and the effects of chaos. This theme of chaos is in part seen through the inconsistent timeline of the play. Chaos is also seen through the development of the main characters Marisol, June, and Lenny. Jose Rivera’s purpose in writing about chaos is to parallel the real life experiences of so many people before and even now that live the lives of his characters in Marisol. The chaos is present to give voice to the real people who lived in uncertainty, enduring the insane events of the play. A good amount of the play's content was either seen by or happened to Jose Rivera himself. The play Marisol calls to light the chaos in everyday reality.
When people think of a hero, they think of Superman, Batman, or some cliche along those lines. Heroes that save lives, stop an evil villain, or rescue their loved ones. However, the average, everyday person who defies the odds when placed in an extraordinary situation is a hero as well. The Princess Bride is a classic Hollywood film of a man returning after many years to rescue his true love with the help of some friends met along the way. The novel Miracle in the Andes similarly depicts a tale of love and friendship, however, in a more meaningful way. Both of the main characters, Westley and Nando respectively, strive forward towards their goals with the help of their friends and because of an intense love they feel for someone dear
She was influenced as early as 7 years old where she served as her parents translator assisting them in Dr. appointments, parent conferences, job disputes, and even writing letters for them in English learning her true calling. Sometimes she’d witness professionals or ordinary people discriminate her parents due to their limited English. Determined she told herself, “As I grow up I’ll become a professional to help others with any living issue”. Now she lives in Sinking Spring impacting the lives of those from the city of Reading and areas of the
Gabriella Montez’s primary stereotype is the “nerd.” The first time Gabriella is seen, she is reading a book. This is a common indication used throughout the film industry that leads viewers to make the assumption that the character in question is introverted and intelligent. When Gabriella transfers to a new school, it is made clear that she is in fact academically talented. She is referred to as a “freaky genius girl” and “an Einsteinette.” Gabriella is almost immediately recruited to be a part of the school’s prestigious Scholastic Decathlon Team. “Our Scholastic Decathlon team has its first competition next week and there is certainly a spot for you!”
Sophia Mendez is a 34 year old married female, born female. She was born in San Antonio, Chile and later migrated to the United States when she was a young girl about the age of 16 with members of her family in order to gain more educational and economic opportunity. Sophia does not currently work, but she is mainly a stay-at-home mom, caring for her and her husband’s three children. Sophia does attend classes at a near-by college. They live in a home that in which Sophia, her husband, and three children reside.
She watches her mother sacrifice her virtue in order to keep them together, loose her sanity when another child is taken from her and eventually surrender her faith and health. And in the midst of all the chaos Juana learned, “to do what you have to do,” for the sake of your family In her search family proves to be an important theme. Once, when Juana risks her livelihood to search for her father, leaving her home with little money, and no knowledge of where to find him if he was even alive. Another way the importance of family is emphasized is in the sacrifices of each character for the sake of what they found most valuable, their family.
She was born in southern California to a loving young couple. Her mom and dad were both very young when they had her, 20 and 21 to be exact. They also both happened to be in the military. This caused her to move around a lot and never really be able to have a good steady group of friends. It also caused her to be strong, outgoing, independent, and friendly.
In the novel, Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario reveals the struggle for Enrique in his trip to the United States which it is worth it because the love of a mother can not be replaced. As the Author, was describing how Enrique feels leaving his family and girlfriend reveals “ Only his mother can help him. She is his salvation.” In other words, what the author is trying to emphasize that Enrique’s mom will help him be a better person. This means that the trip he is taking is to be with his mother and her love. This matters because it will clarify that the love of a mother is irreplaceable and will help change Enrique as a person but can only get that love from his mother.
Maria was a senior in high school. Her plans after high school was to go to lone star college to do 2 years of basics, then transfer to Sam Houston University. Maria was excited to graduate high school because she was going to be to be the first child of her family to get a high school diploma but also be the first one of her family to go to college. Maria had big dreams.