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No-No Boy Characters & Character Analysis

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Characters

Ichiro Yamada

Ichiro is a twenty-five year-old Japanese man recently released from prison camp and jail for refusing to join the U. S. Army, thus, his designation as a "No-no Boy." He is bitter about his time in jail because he earned it defying a judge who refused to allow his parents to remain in the same relocation camp, yet he does not feel his parents understand what he has gone through, nor have they done anything expand their experiences outside the small Japanese neighborhood where their store is located.

Ichiro feels that his life has been ruined as a result of his inability to function as either Japanese or American.

Ichiro's Mother

Ichiro's mother is a skinny lady with the body of a thirteen-year-old and powerful but wiry arms. She has always been true to ancient Japanese customs and told Ichiro stories about gallant and fierce...

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