The Struggle In Richard Wright's Hunger

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In the excerpt “Hunger” by Richard Wright, discovering the ways of society helps you find the power within. In this matter, Richard’s father has left Richard, Richard’s younger brother and Richard’s mother. Richard explained his mother’s lecture, “ Telling us that we now had no father, that our lives would be different from those of other children” (2), this showed Richard’s family discovering what it felt like to be abandoned and starving. In addition, they had learned that they must rely on the three of them to make money, take care of the house and get the food. Indeed hunger and being abandoned are true hardships but gives Richard’s family a reason to work hard for. Even though hunger can be blinding for a while, it can show people through
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