A Boy Called H - Chapter 16 Summary & Analysis

Kappa Senoh
This Study Guide consists of approximately 118 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of A Boy Called H.
This section contains 821 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Boy Called H Study Guide

Chapter 16 Summary

Due to differences of opinion, the Japanese Konoe government changes its leadership. Hidei Tojo, war minister of the previous government, becomes prime minister in the new government. Tojo's tract, written on the rules of military personnel, is familiar to H. The main focus of the tract is that every soldier's duties are more important than personal survival.

C-grade men are now being called up for enlistment. H worries that his father will be one of them. Morio explains to H that the call up only applies to men who were examined in or after 1931. Since Morio was examined before 1931, there is no need for H to worry. Even though he knows he should feel relieved, H is still uneasy.

Newspapers report that C-grade men are anxious to receive their call up papers. H and Morio know that this is not true. The wood-form maker's son receives his...

(read more from the Chapter 16 Summary)

This section contains 821 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the A Boy Called H Study Guide
Copyrights
Nonfiction Classics for Students
A Boy Called H from Nonfiction Classics for Students. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.