A Hope in the Unseen: An American Odyssey from the Inner City to the Ivy League - A Bursting Heart Summary & Analysis

Ron Suskind
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A Bursting Heart Summary and Analysis

Donald Korb is a wealthy optometrist who mentors minority students. He met Cedric during the M.I.T. summer program and now provides financial support with a monthly allowance of two hundred dollars. He is concerned about Ce4dric's inferior educational background and has arranged for tutoring sessions, specifically in written expression, with Helaine Schupack, an old friend. For his first session, Cedric brings in two essays with which he is struggling, one on a short story by Richard Wright and one on his family's history of education. Helaine sees great inspiration in Cedric's writings and, once the grammar is cleaned up a bit, knows that this will suffice for now. He will receive good grades because he is able to give personal perspective to the topics. Later in his college career, however, he will be forced...

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