A Long Way Gone

what are two adventages that the boys at the interview had over ishmael?


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The other boys at the interview were all dressed appropriately, whereas Ishmael dressed casually for the interview. The other boys were also far more comfortable in their environment--like how they laughed when Ishmael didn't know how to use an elevator--and could probably speak English better than Ishmael. Other than that, Ishmael had the upper hand due to his knowledge and front-line experiences with war.


A Long Way Gone, pg. 185-187