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Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez - The Achievement of Desire, Prologue Summary & Analysis

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The Achievement of Desire, Prologue Summary

Richard examines the comment that most people say to him after learning of his educational achievements: "How do you manage your success?" Richard responds to this comment by saying that he went to an excellent school and was encouraged by his siblings and parents, but admits that this is not the real reason he has academic success. He describes himself as a scholarship boy, a book worm who spent his time admiring his teachers, reading books and correcting his parents' poor English grammar. After many years, he admits that his success is due to never forgetting his life before education, and the change he experienced after getting an education.

The Achievement of Desire, Prologue Analysis

Richard finds the courage to admit and embrace the change he experienced with his family and close relatives after getting an education...

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