Never Fall Down - Chapter 4 Summary & Analysis

Patricia McCormick
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The new music teacher is so wrapped up in his own misery that he does little teaching, and to make sure the other kids aren't killed for not learning fast enough, Arn fills in by instructing some of them in the same manner as his first teacher had instructed him. For a few days, there has been no rice, and skeletal children die frequently. One night, they are promised a special dinner which turns out to be pig fodder – rice husks, banana peels, and other rotting foods, but the kids are so hungry they eat anyway. The band sings about blood spilled to make a new beginning, and Arn tells them to smile and sing loud to show they love Angka. Kha copies whatever Arn does, but Arn can’t teach the instruments he doesn't know. When the soldiers ask Arn how the band...

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