Unformatted text preview: When Danny returns the next day, Reuven is surprised at himself because he is happy to see Danny. The boys talk and begin to accept each other, discussing their career aspirations. Danny says that he will become a rabbi and succeed his father as leader of his group of Orthodox Hasidim in the accepted way — the son becomes tzaddik after the father. If he weren't required to become the tzaddik for his sect, Danny would become a psychologist. Reuven says that he may become a rabbi, but his father would like him to become a mathematician. The next day, Danny tells Reuven about the books he reads unbeknownst to his father, who is very strict about what Danny reads. Danny reads so much because he gets bored studying only Talmud. He says that he met a man at the library who has been advising him on what to read (Danny later learns that the man is Mr. Malter, Reuven's father). Reuven observes that Danny looks like a Hasid learns that the man is Mr....
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
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