The Sympathizer - Chapters 16-18 Summary & Analysis

Viet Thanh Nguyen
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At the beginning of Chapter 16 the General tells the narrator he can go with the soldiers to the homeland if he can do what needs to be done, but he does not specify what he believes needs to be done. He tells the narrator he will leave it up to him to figure out. Man has written to the narrator and ordered him to stay in America. He tells Bon what the General said about going back to the homeland and Bon confirms that it's Sonny they need to take care of. Bon tells the narrator that he will kill Sonny for the narrator and the narrator can tell the General that he did it himself. However, the narrator knows he can't accept Bon's offer. He thinks of the killing as a rite or a sacrament and his father's teaching that what made...

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