Hello, I am looking for someone to write an article on The Relationship Between Richard Rodriguez and Richard Hoggart. It needs to be at least 1250 words. In using Richard Hoggart’s definition in The Uses of Literacy of the scholarship boy – the working class, whose members are for the most part destined to academic failure – here is how Rodriguez (1983) defined it in his terms in his book, The Achievement of Desire: The child is “moderately endowed,” intellectually mediocre, Hoggart supposes – though it may be more pertinent to note the special qualities of temperament in the child. High-strung child. Brooding. Sensitive. Haunted by the knowledge that one chooses to become a student. Here is a child who cannot forget that his academic success distances him from a life he loved. As in his works, Rodriguez would detail how he marveled that for the first time he had found that there are also other students like him and that this made him come to terms with his plight. With Hoggart’s help, Rodriguez understood a kind of multiculturalism wherein the translation of difference means shedding one identity in favor of another as the student moves between worlds that are at cultural extremes. In his reading of Hoggart, he commented that what Hoggart “grasps very well is that the scholarship boy must move between environments, his home and the classroom,” (par. 8) which are cultural at odds with each other. This led Rodriguez to his point out a view that leads to the assimilation of the marginalized into the mainstream and the loss of intimacy to one’s own culture, such as a first language. In the reconstruction of his early life in The Achievement of Desire, he moves from the intimacy and security of his Latino heritage to the American middle-class education, moving from his home to the school – two locations that have very different conceptions of time and space. With Hoggart, he is able to view his past in less harsh terms and perhaps a little more optimism that some gaps can be filled and guilt, lessened.