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Empire of the Sun - Study Guide Chapter 5-8 Summary & Analysis

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Jim and his father are taken to a hospital by the Japanese although they are put in different wards. Jim’s father is rumored to be staying in a ward on a lower floor. When the guard on Jim’s floor is called away by a corporal, Jim immediately takes the opportunity to find his father. He finds the fire escape to his father’s ward. When he tries the door to the ward, an armed Japanese soldier shouts toward Jim from the roof. Jim suddenly hears soldiers running across the courtyard and he fears they are chasing after him for escaping his room. Later he learns a sailor has escaped. When Jim enters the ward, he spots the Japanese corporal who promptly slams the door on his face. Back in his ward, Jim asks the staff about his father and a nun tells him his father...

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