The Importance Of Bilingualism To Espada

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Espada believes that being able to speak your native is your personal way to stay connected to your culture, Bilingualism to Espada its more than speaking 2 languages it a piece of your identity. In his essay, he states "He can rip my tongue out if he wants. but it won 't work, (because I speak Spanish with my heart)"(7, 97-100). Espada takes the view of it 's not a skill that developed it 's something you 're born with, something that can never be taken away. Unlike Rodriguez who states that Spanish is a private language, and English is a public

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