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Similar to Santiago, the young Jewish boy Duddy Kravitz in The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz has the same passion and ambition towards his goal. Duddy Kravitz was with his grandfather Simcha Kravitz in the backyard. Simcha told Duddy that “A man without land is nobody.” (Mordecai Richler, 49). Duddy Kravitz took his advice to heart and literally. Simcha is the only one who saw potential in him; Duddy did not want him to be disappointed and also wanted to show that he can achieve a great feat on his own. He also wants to be acknowledged by people and also wants to become a somebody rather be known as a nobody. Duddy Kravitz would do everything to achieve this goal of his. He would do a number of immoral things like stealing Virgil’s money

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