One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue - Chapter Seven: Folding Paper Cranes Summary & Analysis

Ishii Takayuki
This Study Guide consists of approximately 23 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue.
This section contains 319 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue Study Guide

Chapter Seven: Folding Paper Cranes Summary and Analysis

A nurse brought Sadako and Kiyo hundreds of paper cranes that a school girl had sent to the hospital. Sadako remembered that her mother had told her a story about folding paper cranes - "if you fold a thousand paper cranes, your wish will come true." (58) Sadako decided that was exactly what she would do. She believed that if she folded a thousand paper cranes on her own that her wish would be granted. It took some doing to find enough paper, but she used every form of paper she could find including even candy wrappers. Even though her condition worsened, she would not give up her goal. Her father seeing that Sadako was getting worse, asked for permission to bring her home on weekends. Sadako was elated for the chance to spend...

(read more from the Chapter Seven: Folding Paper Cranes Summary)

This section contains 319 words
(approx. 1 page at 400 words per page)
Buy the One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
One Thousand Paper Cranes: The Story of Sadako and the Children's Peace Statue from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook