A Long Way Gone Literary Analysis Essays and Term Papers

  • A Long Way Gone Analysis

    A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah was one of the most shocking books I have ever read. I knew that there were many problems and civil wars occurring within Africa, but I never realized how much war truly affected the country and its culture. This is not a typical war that we envision here in the United...

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  • Long Way Gone

    companies. In finance you mainly provide financial services to businesses. It may require one to give advice to executives of businesses on better ways to operate their business. To have a Career in finance it is a must to be good at math and great at dealing with/analyzing numbers and data. If you...

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  • A Long Way Gone

    experience at the UNICEF rehabilitation camp for boy soldiers after being a part of the Sierra Leone civil war. He shares his journey in his memoir A Long Way Gone. First, Ishmael changed a lot as a person throughout his journey. Before the civil war, Ishmael was a troublesome boy who enjoyed rapping and...

      773 Words | 2 Pages   A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah

  • A Long Way Gone

    Along way gone  Imagine being a nice well respected kid into a cruel boy at such a young age. Interacting  with people that you do not even know in your life that has an intention of just killing can be  difficult for a young boy. Beah’s harsh actions were displayed in his memoir, Along Way Gone.  Is...

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  • A Long Way Gone Summary

    A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah - MonkeyNotes by PinkMonkey.com For the complete study guide: http://monkeynote.stores.yahoo.net/ PinkMonkey Literature Notes on . . . http://monkeynote.stores.yahoo.net/ Sample MonkeyNotes Note: this sample contains only excerpts and does not represent the full...

      4776 Words | 14 Pages   A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah, Revolutionary United Front, Irony

  • A Long Way Gone 1

    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, by Ishmael Beah, tells of the experiences in his intense journey through Sierra Leone during the outbreak of war. Beah had to learn to survive the harsh outcome of the war, resulting in the loss of those whom were close to him, family and friends, and trust...

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  • Long Way Gone Identity

    “An identity would seem to be arrived at by the way in which the person faces and uses his experiences” - (James Baldwin). One's identity can be shaped by many things including people and experiences. In A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah, Ishmael’s identity was also shaped by the people around him and...

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  • A Long Way Gone

    individuals see accurate representations of the emotional brutality of war. However, Ismael Beah`s experiences, explained in chapters 1-7 of his book, “A Long Way Gone”, display the emotional hardships that caused Ishmael to grow up quickly. Due to the war, 12 year-old Ishmael is forced to grow up rapidly. Unaffected...

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  • A Long Way Gone

      English P4  November 23, 2014    A Long Way Gone Proposal         In ALWG, Beah uses the protagonists inability to hold himself accountable for his actions  to show how war robs us of our emotions. Beah explores this idea by showing us the change  in Ishmael’s character. There is a major contrast in his character from before the war to after...

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  • A Long Way Gone

    Honors English 1 The Risks for Survival In the novel, A Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah, the author discusses the topic of survival. The book tells a story of a boy whose life is affected by war and forced to survive on his own. Beah is trying to send us a message that people often do crazy things...

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  • A Long Way Gone Papers

    books as little as possible, but I just could not put your book down. It was fascinating. I found this book very informational in many different ways. I found it extremely interesting to see this issue from the eyes of a person who encounters the happenings of the book daily. I could feel all of...

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  • A Long Way Gone Questionair.

    Caitlin Spradlin Period 1 1.A long way gone: Memoirs of a boy soldier, Ishmael Beah 218 Pages 2. The external conflicts in this story include person vs. person and person vs. society. The reason person vs. person is included, because Ishmael has many problems with the rebels he must join in the...

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  • A Long Way Gone: Review

    In A long way gone, by Ishmael Beah the main character ishmael struggles to good in a society that demands evil. As ishamel feels he is doing good, the lines of good and evil become extreamly blured. During Ishmael first battle, he fought angirly to avenge the dead that the R.U.F killing mercelsey as...

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  • A Long Way Gone

      English P4  November 23, 2014    A Long Way Gone Proposal         In ALWG, Beah uses the protagonists inability to hold himself accountable for his actions  to show how war robs us of our emotions. Beah explores this idea by showing us the change  in Ishmael’s character. There is a major contrast in his character from before the war to after...

      268 Words | 1 Pages  

  • long way gone

     A Long Way Gone, Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, by Ishmael Beah, is the story of a boy’s long and difficult struggle trying to survive a world enveloped in turmoil, death, and destruction. The novel follows Ishmael Beah, a twelve year old boy, as he experiences the civil war in Sierra Leone. The civil...

      674 Words | 3 Pages   Revolutionary United Front, Ishmael Beah, Sierra Leone Civil War

  • Long Way Gone

    battle zones, or the young children, war scars people. Soldiers are dehumanized, and lose all morals and sense of right and wrong. In the book Long Way Gone, Ishmael and his friends are dehumanized through the war because of the traumatic events they endure, and their time spent in solitude away from...

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  • a long way gone

    A Long Way Gone Violence has a major impact on teenagers and children in today’s society. In the novel A Long Way Gone; memoir by a boy soldier Ishmael Beah, displays how teenagers are exposed… Through the medias they are showed that the movie Rambo, which influences them to be violent and fight....

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  • A Long Way Gone

    Mikall Tran Ishmael Beah describes the horror of his life by expressing the setting in the most realistic way. It made me feel like I was a bystander within the war itself. Beah loved his village life. He was a performer and danced and imitated rap music of the 1930s. But ever since the war, he has...

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  • A Long Way Gone Essay

    2014 A Long Way Gone “One of the unsettling things about my journey, mentally, physically, and emotionally, was that I wasn’t sure when or where it was going to end. I didn’t know what I was going to do with my life, I felt that I was starting over and over again.” Ishmael Beah A Long Way Gone written...

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  • a long way gone

    A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier is a memoir written by Ishmael Beah. Published in 2007, this book provides a firsthand account of the decade-long civil war in Sierra Leone and the ongoing plight of child soldiers in conflicts worldwide.[1] Beah was forced to run away from attacking rebels in...

      921 Words | 3 Pages   Revolutionary United Front, A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier, Ishmael Beah, Sierra Leone Civil War

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