Number 9 Dream Short Essay - Answer Key

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1. Why does Eiji engage in so much fantasy and daydreaming?

Eiji engages in so much fantasy and daydreaming because it is too painful for him to face the reality of his life. Both his parents abandoned him in childhood, and he carries long-term guilt over the childhood death of his twin sister. His traumatic life leaves him feeling hopeless and powerless, so he fantasizes about situations in which he is powerful.

2. What factors make Eiji feel out of place in Tokyo?

The factors that make Eiji feel out of place in Tokyo include his Kyushu accent, which stands out, in addition to his deep tan, which also makes him stand out in Tokyo. Furthermore, the fact that he is from a small town where everyone knows everyone else makes him feel out of place in Tokyo where he is alone and knows no one.

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