Bamboo People - Chapters 1 through 4 of Part II Summary & Analysis

Mitali Perkins
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Chapters 1 through 4 of Part II Summary

In Chapter 1, Tu Reh, a member of the Karenni tribe, is trekking through the jungle with his father Peh and other members of the tribe. It is his first mission. He recalls with anger the image of his family home being burned down by the Burmese soldiers. As they walk along, Peh points out a path that leads to the healer's hut. Suddenly, there is movement. Five Burmese soldiers dressed in their traditional green are walking nearby. Tu Reh, Peh and the others flatten themselves to the ground to hide. Reh recalls the debate his parents had about his going on the mission. His mother Mua pointed out that he was only sixteen. Peh responded that it was time to channel the anger that Tu Reh had in an appropriate direction since the house was burned down.

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