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Unformatted text preview: that of the “scholarship boy”. This demonstrates good academic writing. Overall, Rodriguez’s writing style is academic, because the personal information is just a story, not so much an opinion. He does a brilliant job in analyzing and comparing his life to Hoggart’s “scholarship boy”. Rodriguez looks back on his childhood and discusses his experiences in an academic way. “A primary reason for my success in the classroom was that I couldn’t forget that schooling was changing me and separating me from the life I enjoyed before becoming a student.” This quote is taken from page 564 and shows Rodriguez’s reflection on his past. This shows the opinionated and personal side to his work. The style held throughout the essay is him reflecting on his past with a bit of opinion, but at the same time he uses academic writing to compare it to Hoggart....
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EN 101 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '07 term at Quinnipiac.
- Fall '07