Lost Names: Scenes from a Korean Boyhood Topics for Discussion

Richard E. Kim
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Identify and describe the situation that the young mother and her child face as a result of her husband's experiences before they married. Do you think she was wise in marrying him? If so, explain why or if not suggest a different choice.

Explain and discuss the significance of world conditions at the time of the family's return to Korea from Manchuria. How does the conflict and conquest by Japanese affect the boy's school day and homecoming?

Identify, list and describe at least three countries on each side that were aligned with Japan at the beginning of the non-aggression pact in 1939. Describe how the situation changed as represented by the Korean schoolteachers old and new world maps.

Identify, describe and discuss the name that the father chose for their family. How is it significant to them and their future in Korea?

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