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I can't understand this どれ程{ほど}の人間{にんげん} part well:

その人{ひと}の中{なか}で、私{わたし}はどれ程の人間になっているというのか。

Is it something like:

What kind of person do they think I am?

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どれ程の人間 in this sentence means どれ程重要な人間. The sentence means "I wonder how important I am to the person."

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  • I'm sorry. How did you guess if person has become how important he/she is?
    – user7644
    Oct 26 '16 at 3:38
  • Ugh got 2 downvotes. So here, 立派な ( respectful ) is not a choice.
    – user7644
    Oct 26 '16 at 4:17
  • Or something like, "how much I grew up"?
    – user7644
    Oct 26 '16 at 4:19
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    I think he has a point there. What exactly "どれ程の人間" ("how much of a human/person (someone is)") means is not as unequivocal as this answer may be taken to suggest. It generally asks how "great" someone is as a person, but great in what respect it is specific to each instance. It can be with reference to the person's character, worth, importance, stature, (moral) respectability, etc. We could definitely use a bit of context, in order to explore the meaning of this and other parts of the sentence.
    – goldbrick
    Oct 26 '16 at 9:59

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