Paragraph five of Richard Rodriguez's essay "Aria: A Memoir of a Bilingual Childhood" is a very short paragraph. The paragraph is as follows:
Memory teaches me what I know of these matters. The boy reminds the adult. I was a bilingual child, but of a certain kind: "socially disadvantaged," the son of working class parents, both Mexican immigrants.
To define the tone, one must first...
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