Rich Man, Poor Man Setting & Symbolism

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The Bakery

The Jordache family owns a bakery in which the father, Axel, bakes the bread and his wife, Mary, staffs the front counter. Rudolph often takes over for his mother after school so she can rest before making the family's dinner. The family lives upstairs, above the bakery.

French Love Letters

Rudolph has a crush on his high school French teacher and spends many hours writing her explicit love letters in the French language, only to tear them up without allowing anyone to see them.

Explicit Drawing

Rudolph is caught drawing a naked picture of his French teacher that leads to Axel coming to his son's defense.

Burning Cross

On VE day, Thomas and a friend burn a cross on Teddy Boylan's lawn. Thomas's friend gets burned and quickly tells his uncle the truth about his burns. As a result, Thomas is sent to live with his...

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