A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier - Chapters 5-8 Summary & Analysis

Ishmael Beah
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Chapters 5-8 Summary and Analysis

Chapter 5 - Ishmael and the other boys were so hungry they felt ill, and they became irritable. They chased a little boy down for some of his food and grabbed it from him. The parents of the young boy took pity on them and gave them some food. The boys continued walking. At one point some rebels grabbed them. The rebels took them to a village where they witnessed soldiers interrogating a man then killing him. The rebels separated the boys so that Ishmael was in a different group from his brother, Junior. One group was going to die, and the other group had a chance to live. Ishmael was just about to be killed when the rebels heard a noise. While they were distracted, the boys ran. The friends all made it into the woods safely. They walked...

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