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why id richard wright's title this story the right to the street of memphis

we need richard response that why he title this story of the rigth to the street oof mamphis

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This is actually a line in his autobiography. After being beaten up numerous times, Richards mother gives him grocery money and a stick to fight off bullies. For the first time Richard fights off the bullies and feels a sense of personal validation, “That night, I won the right to the streets of Memphis”. The author has stated that he learned violence was expected to navigate the harsh world of the Memphis streets.

The auther used this title because it was a line stated in this autobiography. 'The Rights to the Street of Memphis' was said when he self-defeanced himself infront of the street gang who tried to take his money and grocery.