Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet - The Walk Home (1942) - Dim Sum (1986) Summary & Analysis

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Summary

In “The Walk Home (1942),” Henry and Keiko are attending school on scholarships. To keep the scholarships, they must do work during lunch time and after school. When they stayed after school to work, the other students were generally gone by the time they left. One day Chaz was waiting for Henry and Keiko by the front entrance. Henry tried to ignore him, intent on getting Keiko past him without her getting hurt. Chaz grabbed Henry by the jacket in a threatening manner. Mrs. Beatty saw the bullying and put an end to it. Chaz ripped the “I Am Chinese” button off Henry’s shirt and left, pinning it to his own shirt.

Keiko tried to hold Henry’s hand on the way home, but Henry would not let her. They discovered they had been born at the same hospital...

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