The Question and Answer section for A Long Way Gone is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
The room was charged with tension because neither group knew where the other was from. After threatening the group with a grenade, Beah learns that they too were a part of the Sierra Leone military. Their shared loyalties create a bond and set the...
News often told the people of impending attacks, cease fires, places of safety, and food aid.
The boy soldiers enjoy watching violent, war films like Rambo and Commando. These films serve two purposes. One, they desensitize the boys to violence; two, they give the boys ideas for techniques to use in battle.