The Buddha in the Attic - Last Day Summary & Analysis

Julie Otsuka
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Summary

The Japanese left wearing the white identification tags they had been issued. Crowds gathered to watch them go. The narrator describes what some of the people were wearing or carrying when they left and in what disposition they were in when they left. Most of them left in a hurry. There were women whose husbands had already been arrested. There were also women who had sent their children back to Japan. It had been twenty-three years since the women had come to America on the boat. They left with mementos from the lives they had made for themselves in America.

Analysis

In this section of the novel the author paints a picture of despair and betrayal as the Japanese people left the lives and the things for which they had worked so hard. They left with very little and had no idea of...

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