Pocho Characters

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Richard Rubio

Richard is the son of Juan and Consuelo Rubio. He has around nine sisters, and as the only boy, is expected to support the family as soon as he is old enough. Richard is very independent and a deep thinker. His favorite thing in the world is reading, and he wants to be a writer when he grows up. Richard often gets himself in trouble by asking tough questions of his priests and teachers. The more he learns, the less he believes the teachings of Roman Catholicism. Richard is determined to be a better man than his father and not cling to the less admirable elements of Mexican culture. However, he has many of the same faults as his father and often treats women cruelly or carelessly. After getting good grades throughout school, Richard joins the army.

Richard sometimes caves in to peer pressure, but the older...

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