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Marie G. Lee
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1. The women in the story hold the family together. Give several examples to demonstrate this. How do Haloni, O-Ma, and Young uphold traditional roles within the family unit?

2. Abogee and Bong do not get along with each other. What significant event brings the brothers' arguments out into the open?

3. Abogee claims that he wants to move his family to Iron River Falls. What clues show that this move is a matter of honor, not one of choice?

4. Honor and family are very important to Abogee. At what point does O-Ma confront Abogee about his desire to pay his brother's debts. How do they each react to the confrontation over money?

5. When the family leaves Los Angeles, each of the family members is leaving an important aspect of his or her life behind. What does each member of the family lose as a result of the move?

6. When...

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Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults
Necessary Roughness from Beacham's Encyclopedia of Popular Fiction and Beacham's Guide to Literature for Young Adults. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
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