Pocho - Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 3 Summary

Since Richard asks so many questions, one day his mother pulls him on to her lap for an important discussion. She tells him that it worries her that his mind wants to know so much and warns him that he will have to quit school in a few years. As the only boy in the family, it is important that he work to support the family. Consuelo says that there is no point in him reading all the time, since he has nothing for which to study. Richard protests that he wants to learn only for the sake of learning because he loves it. His mother counsels that Juan has high hopes for Richard, that one day he will be able to support his own family at a higher standard than they are now living. When Richard says that this is not what...

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