A Single Shard Chapter 2 Summary

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“Chapter 13” of A Single Shard begins with the author, Linda Sue Park, placing Tree-ear on a boat. Fortunately, his voyage back to his village was much more accelerated than the trip to Songdo. Joyously, Ajima welcomes him home from his long journey to Songdo. Finally finding Min on the throwing site, Tree-ear exclaims the exciting news to Min hoping that he would show some sign of enthusiasm. Sadly, in response to the news Min does not exemplify any form of j jubilance. Sadly, Min has some deplorable and heart-rending news to tell Tree-ear that would change his life forever. Although Min was a straight-foward person, there is no easy way to break the horrible news to Tree-ear. There is no easy way to tell Tree-ear that his best friend and mentor had died while Tree-ear was away on a journey to visit the royal emissary. Sickened, Tree-ear does not know how to react to such agonizing report. As distraught as Tree-ear is, he cannot believe …show more content…
It is finally clear to Tree-ear that he will never see his best friend nor receive his marvelous words of wisdom and intelligence. Notwithstanding Tree-ear’s grief, Min yet expects him to help him prepare the pottery for the royal emissary and the royal edifice. Yelling at Tree-ear, Min impatiently waits for him to get logs for him. Foolishly, Tree-ear grins finally realizing that Min is going to teach him how to throw pots. All mourning forgotten, Tree-ear eagerly awaits instructions from his master. Furthermore, Ajima requested that Tree-ear get a new name now that he was no longer an orphan. The unique new name was “Hyung-pil”. Now that he is living at his master’s home, he is overflowing with love and joyfulness. Remembering the words of his friend, Hyung-pil observes his new living space and is glad that he will not spend another winter under the bridge, however, he yet wanted his pal to be there with

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