Press "Enter" to skip to content

What did Ishmael dream about at the end of Chapter 13?

That night, he dreams that he’s picking up Josiah’s body when he sees a gunman standing next to him. He wakes up and he’s actually firing the AK-47 that was in his arms when he fell asleep inside his tent. The lieutenant gives Ishmael a few more of those white pills, but he still can’t sleep.

What does the ending of a long way gone mean?

At the very end of A Long Way Gone, Ishmael Beah remembers a story that he first heard around a campfire from Pa Sesay about a monkey and a hunter. As the hunter is about to kill the monkey, the monkey tells him that if the hunter shoots the monkey, the hunter’s mother will die.

How did Saidu DIE IN A LONG WAY GONE?

In A Long Way Gone, Saidu dies after the boys eat a crow that falls from the sky. Saidu becomes sick, vomiting and fainting.

How many chapters does a Long Way Gone have?

21 chapters

What bad event did Saidu witness?

Saidu has the most horrific story. The rebels came to his house and raped his three sisters and then took his parents and sisters hostage. During all of this, Saidu happened to be hiding upstairs so the rebels never found him.

What did Saidu die of?

Saidu dies after eating a crow that falls from the sky during the boys’ journey.

How old is Ishmael at the end of Chapter 10?

12-year-old

What good news does Ishmael get in Chapter 10?

He tells the boys that he is waiting for death to take him. Each death that he ecapsed death makes Saidu feel as if a part of his body dies along with the memories of his near death experienced. Ishmael takes to heart what he has said.

What good news does this man give Ishmael?

What good news does this man give Ishmael? He has seen and spoken to Ishmael’s mother, father, and brothers.

Where did Ishmael end up at the end of the chapter?

Sierra Leone

Why do you think the workers keep telling the boys it’s not your fault how does Ishmael react to this phrase?

Why do you think the workers keep telling the boys, “It’s not your fault?” How does Ishmael react to this phrase? They knew the boys were all brainwashed. With anger because they wanted the civilians to see the harmful soldiers.

What was Ishmael’s nickname when he was a soldier?

Rambo

What family member is Ishmael fleeing with?

When Ishmael is ready to leave the center, Uncle Tommy takes him in and treats him like a son. Uncle Tommy is significant in Ishmael’s life because his love provides Ishmael a home for his future. When other boys at the center are denied by their families, they often return to soldiering and their army families.

Why did the rebels laugh at the old man after the shots were fired?

Why did the rebels laugh at the old man after the shots were fired? The rebels pretended to shoot the man. He was shot near, not at. So he lived byt he expected to be dead.

How did Ishmael escape rebels at the end of chapter 5?

Their hunger drives Ishmael’s group to chase down a child they find eating ears of corn. Gunfire breaks out and the rebels hide, which gives Ishmael, Junior, and their friends time to escape again into the woods, where they hide under dead trees until it’s safe.