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Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Achievement of Desire, Chapter 3 Summary

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The Achievement of Desire, Chapter 3 Summary

Richard continues to explain the scholarship boy Hoggart writes about. Teachers pride the scholarship boy for learning. Other students think the scholarship boy is a teacher's pet, asking questions and acting interested only to get in the good favor of the teacher. The scholarship boy uses education to change himself. Most people are not open to education changing a person so much. Richard thinks that an educated scholarship boy is stripped of his opinions and made a teacher's puppet. The scholarship boy speaks opinions of others that he has learned, but never his own. The scholarship boy studies works only to repeat them as his own opinions. Richard suggests that education is demeaning to the scholarship boy.

The Achievement of Desire, Chapter 3 Analysis

Richard learns that education teaches him, like all others, to be less like him. It is...

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