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

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Mr. Secrets, Prologue Summary

Richard's mother requests that he stop talking about how disconnected he feels from his family because of pursuing an education. Richard's Editor warns him that deciding to write a book about himself and his past will be a lonely experience. In the end, Richard decides to write the book. He takes odd jobs, when money is scarce. He disconnects himself from the world. He focuses on his past and writes the truth about his life down on paper. He is starting to realize that writing this book means he is making his opinions and life public.

Mr. Secrets, Prologue Analysis

Richard has found the courage to examine his past and embrace his flaws, in order to move forward and become a better person in the present and future.

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