Objective: Part 1, From the Subway to the Synagogue, p. 1 - 30. The author is embarking on the first steps of a journey into his past. His first memories of rage, dread and tenderness revolve around the sights and smells of the subway station. The author speaks of his first memory of riding the train from New York City to Brownsville and how his neighborhood felt like a different world. He also speaks of seeing a demolished part of the neighborhood and the junkyard he spent a lot of time of as a child. The author speaks of specific buildings that have memories, some that are still standing and some that are gone. The main memories the author focuses on are of the ones he had of his childhood school and the lessons he learned there. The objective of this lesson focuses on his first memories and of his...
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