The Big Wave - Section 3: pages 30-46 Summary & Analysis

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Section 3: pages 30-46 Summary

Jiya's body heals first, and Kino's father assures Kino that Jiya's mind and soul will follow because life is stronger than death. Jiya is still tired, waking only to eat and then going back to sleep. Kino works with his father in the fields during these days, but he does not feel like playing. One evening, he climbs the hill to look at the volcano, and he feels glad that the volcano is no longer angry as he returns to the house. Kino's father tells him that sleep is good for Jiya because it will strengthen him and allow him to be able to think and remember; "Only when he dares to remember his parents will he be happy again" (page 31). Kino suggests they are unfortunate to live in Japan since the volcano is behind their house and the...

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