The Book of Dead Birds - 1968, Suwon - Kunsan, Appearance of Ava's Mother At Ava's Home Summary & Analysis

Gayle Brandeis
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Summary

The omniscient narrator returns at the beginning of the chapter 1968, Suwon. Hye-yang follows Sun as she goes to the bus station to go to Kunsan. Sun leaves and Hye-yang stays in the Folk Village and becomes depressed. Her memories of the encounter with the dock worker cause her to miss her archery targets. She has fallen so silent that she cannot sing loudly and she often starts crying. She is fired a month after Sun leaves. When it is time for her to leave the village she calls her mother who tells her that her daughter died in a diving accident and then hangs up. After the call she gets the pink business card and picks up the phone receiver.

The narrative shifts to Ava’s point of view. She decides to walk to the...

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