A Long Way Gone (Ishmael Beah)
By Ethan Hemmer Hr5 November 3, 2015
The main character and writer of the story
the rebels that were killing everybody
The hospitals in Africa are slim to none and they are pretty low tech
5 important words
Blood, the blood that these people have shed is unbelievable.
Pain, the pain that Ishmael had to encounter to not be able to feel pain is ridicules.
Drugs, the for the amount of drugs you have to take just to be okay with what happens in Africa.
Cocaine, the most reliable drug over their.
three important quotes
These days I live in three worlds: my dreams, and the experiences of my new life, which trigger memories from the past. Ishmael Beah, p. 20
Things changed rapidly in a matter of seconds and no one had any control over anything. We had yet to learn these things and implement survival tactics, which was what it came down to. Ishmael Beah, p. 29
When I was very little, my father used to say, "If you are alive, there is hope for a better day and something good to happen. If there is nothing good left in the destiny of a person, he or she will die." Ishmael Beah, pg. 54