Questions: Hunger of Memory
Why does Rodriguez begin with
a reference to Caliban? Who is Caliban?
Why does Rodriguez's editor
tell him to elaborate more on the grandmother? Where have we seen this
How does Hunger of Memory
relate to what you learned in The Florentine Codex?
What does the term “pocho”
Why are some Latinos angered
by Rodriguez’s views on bilingual education?
Why does Rodriguez criticize
Explain what Rodriguez means
when he says he was a “scholarship boy."
Why does Rodriguez leave the
world of academe? How far had he gone?
Discuss the relationship between
the public, the private, and the family.
In addition to these
questions, I may ask a question about the documentary with Bill Moyers,
about the lectures, or about the presentations.