Whether that was at school, church, or family gatherings there was constantly someone coming up to me speaking in Spanish. When it came to reading the examples out loud in Spanish class, my teacher expected her “native” students to set the example. However, I for one can’t roll my tongue; therefore, not being able to pronounce the Spanish words correctly. As a result, I would purposely mispronounce the words in error to make my point to the teacher that I couldn’t read Spanish. This repeatedly was addition example of not being a “true” Mexican in the eyes of my teacher.
Texting or calling while driving can subtract from the attention you are giving to your surrounding, and poses a serious hazard to the citizens around you. While there are ways to avoid texting and driving, there will always be some individuals who will choose to text and drive, so the only way to ensure that people do not text and drive is to put laws in place that punish folks who decide to put others in harm’s way. Cell phones and smartphones are a huge advantage in today’s society. They allow us to communicate with friends, family, coworkers, etc… This technology is normally beneficial, but there are times when you need to put your phone aside and pay attention to what is physically happening around you. One of these times is when you
A family could be out for dinner. Rather than talking about their days, technology distracts them. Social media has become the main priority. Messaging others is a must because phone calls are troublesome. When an individual uses messaging to chat with someone, there is time to think of a response.
it demonstrates the readers that He doesn't even know the reason it is suffering. He thinks that he did something wrong and that is why they suffer him. Readers can also see inside the text that people in this community have no emotion about the child, and even the ones that feel sorry are scared to speak. This fear and numbness of characters let us know that Omelas is a dystopian society.
I remember just nodding and smiling when a family member would come up and talk to me, hoping they would leave. There was this one time my aunt who had come to visit from Guatemala was talking to me, and I did what I always did smile and nod. Eventually, she caught on to what I was doing and was upset. My mother had let her know that when I smiled it was because I didn 't understand what she was saying. After she realized came “the look" that I would get from family members and strangers.
This was his audience because he wanted to explain his experience living in a different world other than his heritage. How things worked out for him and to never be ashamed of your heritage. As I was reading the article Chicano Manifiesto I was able to relate to Rendon. I was able to relate because I too went to a school where no one would speak Spanish and my brother and I where the only Mexicans in the school.
A few years ago I came to realize that with perseverance and working hard every barrier can be overcame, even though some things seem impossible, they are not. Everything started three years ago when I moved to this country to continue my academic preparation. In Mexico, my sister was the one who performed poetry, I was more interested in reading something else rather than reading poems, not to mention performing them. I started high school since my tenth grade, but I had to take English 1 because in Mexico I was instructed only in Spanish, therefore I did not take any English courses.
As everyone has weaknesses, there would be things that can keep me from achieving these things that I want in life. In my opinion, these weaknesses would be procrastinating and playing games, not drinking enough water, not eating, and watching
I don’t remember my whole schedule but I do remember some of my classes I had math, biology, history, Spanish, English1, gym and some other that I can’t remember and all my classes I have to take it with them. This group of people were divided by to different nationality Puerto Ricco and Dominican republic so my first day the boys from the other country they were really nice with me until they star to give me rare looks: like I was something nasty or ugly and they start to say stupid jokes about where I’m from and I never say anything I felt humiliated and vulnerable of all this stuff had happen to me the same week I attended to the school. I decide to sit alone at the cafeteria, when five girls approached to my table and they set up a conversation
Richard Rodriguez and Gloria Anzaldúa are two authors who both immigrated to America in the 1950s and received first hand experience of the assimilation process into American society. During this time, Rodriguez and Anzaldúa had struggled adjusting to the school system. Since understanding English was difficult, it made adjusting to the American school system increasingly difficult for Rodriguez. Whereas Anzaldúa, on the other hand, had trouble adjusting to America’s school system due to the fact that she didn’t wish to stop speaking Spanish even though she could speak English. Both Rodriguez and Anzaldúa had points in their growing educational lives where they had to remain silent since the people around them weren’t interested in hearing them speaking any other language than English.
Jerry is that one character that had a huge impact on me. I think in many ways he had an impact on many people he didn 't go with the crowd and he did pay the punishment for that. Jerrys disturbed the universe caused a lot of trouble in the all boys school of Trinity. He had a small influence on the other boys, but it was one Jerry Vs. all the vigils.
Has history changed? History has not changed, in this present moment we still dehumanize people. We are still suppressing other, mostly the ones in need. The ones that don’t mind sacrificing so much for all so little for their loved ones. Sadly but all so true we are still dehumanizing people today.
These people feel like Mexicans should go back to their country, because they feel like the classes are teaching students to be Anti-American. b.) The real reason is just plain racism. I feel like they are making up excuses because they don’t want the Mexican-American community to stand up for themselves. They don’t want the teachers to convert the children into radicals. Some Anglo people like Tom Horne want the Mexican and Mexican-American communities to remain oppressed, because that would
Culturally, family is the base of my Hispanic heritage. As a child my mother taught me that family is the most important aspect of life. I remember my abuelita and uncle visiting every Thanksgiving and telling stories about their youth, from my uncle getting lost in Yosemite National Park to my abuelita regularly being dragged by the ear to Mother Superior’s office. When she came to visit, my abuelita would always share the family albums that she had stuffed in her suitcase. With every picture there was both a story and a lesson.