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Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez - Study Guide Credo, Prologue Summary & Analysis

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Credo, Prologue Summary

Richard discusses the role that religion has played in his family's life. Richard and his family were Catholic. As he attended a Catholic school for 12 years, Richard learned very little about non-Catholics, the name given to anyone who was not Catholic. His teachers tried to teach him accurate information without hostility, but Richard only learned about Catholics. He was taught that it was sin to read some other religious beliefs or to marry non-Catholics. In college, Richard starts to question his religion. He views the Catholic religion in a non-Catholic world, instead of in fear of it. His experience of embracing the Catholic religion at a young age was something he had never experienced before.

Credo, Prologue Analysis

When he was young, Richard accepted the Catholic religion as his religion, because it was the religion his parents had chosen for themselves. As he was little...

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