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America is in the Heart Chapter Summary & Analysis - Part 1, Chapter 11 Summary

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Part 1, Chapter 11 Summary

Students are flowing into Linagayen from all directions since it is the beginning of the school year. His cousin, who rooms at a boarding house owned by a fisherman, suggests that Carlos stay there. He does, and secures a job working for the fisherman. Carlos works on the fishing boat and likes it. Everyday the crew receives a share of the catch, which they sell. After fishing season ends, the cousin asks Carlos to go to school with him. Carlos attends classes and meets the teacher, who takes a liking to him. The teacher fills out the paperwork that shows Carlos as a student with two years of high school. He is much opposed to the Philippine middle class since he is of peasant origin. He has been to America where he lived and worked. By the time he returns to the Philippines, his family...

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