Character Analysis Of Neighbors In Richard Rodriguez's Aria

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First, in “ Aria” By Richard Rodriguez the reader can see that throughout the story he never goes outside to talk to any of his neighbors, nor does he say he ever plans to. Richard believes that due to him not being white or as he calls it a “Gringo”, then he will never be able to spend some recreational time with them. Furthermore, we also see that Richard is one of the few fortunate ones that got to live around this area instead of the mexican side of town this implies that since he and his family do not belong there, therefore they would not be accepted by his neighborhood. His family is even shown to understand this when Richard states “My mother and father were more annoyed than intimidated by those two or three neighbors who initially
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