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Fame And Fortune By Horatio Alger Summary

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After reading the first couple of chapters of Horatio Alger’s novel “Fame and Fortune or, The Progress of Richard Hunter,” I saw a lot of issues in relation to work. The one that stood out the most, was the issue of education. The amount of education a person has should not define who they are as a person, or have restriction on the kind of work they can or cannot do.
The book takes place in a time period were educations defines who you are as a person. If a person has little education or no education at all they are looked down on, but if a person went to school and was fully educated, they are not looked down on. People look up to them, and they start to develop this scene of respect and admiration towards them. The main character in Horatio
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