1) 1) "...the image that comes to mind is not one of majestic pastures and picturesque meadows, but of tents and war." (pg 248). What does this quote say about the cost of war?
2) 2) Why does Hongyong endure the hardship of the UN military camp? Would you have done the same thing or moved up with Husband’s mother?
3) 3) How does the family make money? What does this show about the situation for war refugees?
4) 4) At the end of the war, does it seem like the effects are more devastating for the soldiers or innocent civilians like Hongyong?
5) 5) What is the irony of Hongyong blaming God for the hardships of war?