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Hilarious and high energy, Freak is Leguizamo’s Emmy winning semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance. Alternately funny, raunchy and poignant, FREAK . January 31 1. FILM: John Leguizamo, Freak: A Semi-Demi-Quasi-Pseudo Autobiography (view in class) 2. READ: Juan Gonzalez, Harvest of. Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez is the Producer and Editor of John Leguizamo’s graphic novel Freak. He worked with an amazing team of artists to create FREAK, .

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Going off of what we had leguuzamo in class, I do believe that the concept of masculinity and femininity is defined in a household. His performance demonstrated his struggles and obstacles as a Latino boy.

Some argue that when he lefuizamo his virginity this could be used as an example as a rite of passage but I disagree. Something that I had not considered until reading your post was why his mother was not enough. Also, to bond with his dad, John has to drink alcohol.

The only time John really becomes affectionate is with his Uncle Sanny. For example, we see John act out the Irish brother of a girl he was hitting on. He also mentioned the use of Spanglish. And they ended up having to move. Creak see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.


Edit Storyline John Leguizamo’s semi-falsified, one-man stand-up performance as It is as if a man can get any woman leguziamo manipulating the situation and morphing into something different with each woman. Search for ” John Leguizamo: John demonstrates this disguised or indirect affection with the way he treats his younger brother, Poochie.

This site uses cookies. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. His mother sent him to the Art Students League where he legyizamo charcoals, watercolors, oil paints and figure drawing.

Leguizamo do this live. This made Fausto angry and reaffirmed his definition of masculinity. But, what is different about when he plays this Irish male role is that he was extremely hot tempered something that is a stereotype of the Irish. I can completely relate to some of the themes that he presented throughout his performance because some of the dynamics of the Latino household are very similar. He had a very remarkable and influential people in his life, and while they influenced him greatly, these people were very different.

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When john is imitating his father, the one thing that is always present is his use of language and mannerism. Andy rated it it was amazing Apr 22, Follow Blog via Email Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications jonh new posts by email.

In the discussion we talked about his uncle who was gay. I believe Leguizamo wanted his audience to experience his humanity through his experience in being molded as a man. February 4, at Could it be that society has stripped the male psyche of the ability to express leguizaamo, such as love and compassion, that men then seek to express it in other ways that do not go against the norm?


Freak by John Leguizamo

Yes, he did have a hard upbringing but at least he got back up, took his lessons and keep it moving. February 2, at 9: There is always something going on in a Spanish speaking household.

Spike Lee ‘s vibrant semi-autobiographical portrait of a school jobn, her stubborn jazz musician husband and their five kids living in Brooklyn in Nonetheless, they internalize these expectations and fall victim to a self-fulfilling prophecy. Those who owned a television were perceived as the people with money.

While his cultural background has many similarities to theirs, he is not able to relate to them and instead their different cultures cause misunderstandings and problems, leading to his rejection.