What do Ishmael's hindsight comments (ex. "It was the last time I saw Junior" (Beah 43)) teach readers about his emotions about certain experience?
• He regrets not spending more time with his family and misses them o “I pressed my fingers on my eyelids to hold back my tears and wished that I could have my family together again” (Beah 45)
After realizing how painful it is to lose your family, Beah regrets not spending enough time with them and wants to be with them again
• “That night we were so hungry that we stole people’s food while they slept. It was the only way to get through the night” (29) o He feels bad about the things he’s done but knows it was the only way he would be able to survive the war
• “I would always tell people that