A Long Way Gone
Ishmael's internal struggle
people where terrified of boys there age, so they had to be really careful.
Ishmael got separated from his friends and had to fend for himself.
the fear of his own suppressed thoughts appearing in his dreams.
crapes are sneakers or shoes that Ishmael and his friends wear.
Palampo means single life or to be single forever.
setting of a long way gone.
A long way gone is the true story of Ishmael Beah, who becomes an unwilling boy soldier during a civil war in Sierra Leone. When he is twelve years old, Beah's village is attacked while he is away performing in a rap group with friends.
Ishmael has to watch out for other people who might be hungry enough to kill him, and has to watch out for the solders that are trying to capture more people for solders.
Ishmael has to find food and has to keep watch all of the time so a creature doesn't come and kill him and so he doesn't eat or touch something bad.