Ishmael's Hindsight Essay

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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

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