The Clay Marble: And Related Readings - Chapters 7 and 8 Summary & Analysis

Minfong Ho
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Chapters 7 and 8 Summary

Chapter seven: The relative peace of the camp is disturbed by increasingly loud sounds of shelling and bombs dropping coming from the border, as well as by the frequent visits of soldiers looking for recruits. Eventually, the war comes too close, and everyone in the camp, including Jantu and Dara's families, hurriedly packs what they can and prepares to move on. Dara starts to pack the clay dolls, but Jantu tells her they'll break. Dara says she wants to stay behind with them, but Jantu convinces her to go along. As the families join the lengthening parade of refugees leaving the camp, Dara notices the signs of life and community they're leaving behind, at the same time becoming upset at seeing children who have been abandoned by their parents. At one point, she catches sight of the trucks that brought the...

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