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Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez - Mr. Secrets, Chapter 3 Summary & Analysis

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Mr. Secrets, Chapter 3 Summary

Richard writes his mother a letter in response to her letter begging him to stop talking about the family. He writes this letter, because he does not have the courage to talk with her about this on the phone or in person. Richard thinks that his mother sees a different Richard, separate from his work. Richard's family gets together three times a year, on holidays. Richard's mother seems nervous, as she serves food and addresses those who are not her immediate family in a high-pitched voice. Richard tells his sister he is planning to write a book. Richard sees his mother pay attention to what he has told his sister. Richard thinks he sees himself in his nephew. His nephew enjoys reading books. He is an American and speaks English, but Richard still thinks that someone who reads books may cause trouble. Richard...

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