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Mr. Tuck, Koye Oyediji

By calling attention to the son’s ‘‘quiet’’ objection to calling the man “his uncle” (line 10), what important detail are we told about the main character?


He cannot relate to the cultural experiences of his ancestors.


He can see clearly the faults that his family is unwilling to admit.


His family has dismissed his voice as essential to family matters.


His struggle toward self-understanding will be in isolation from his family.


He was more fully assimilated into American culture than his family was.

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