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English 1B Professor Draegan Spring 2009 Broken English/Audacity of Hope For a kid who’s grown up with a low income immigrant Persian mother, no father figure, and had a very close relationship with his mother, I can easily understand the struggles of any immigrant. There are a few things one can learn about immigrants especially by reading passages such as “Broken English” by Student Poem or about their dreams by listening to Barack Obama’s speech at the 2004 Democratic National Convention called the “Audacity of Hope.” Both pieces of writing express completely different ideas and points but their main message of hope ties them together. They both tell of stories but they are connected in a thematic and very important way. “Broken English” tells a story of (what we assume to be) an immigrant struggling to survive in America. Here, “I wanted 2 percent but I do not get it Because I misread the label on the carton” she tells us of her frustrations with simple everyday tasks at the
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