So Far From The Bamboo Grove (T Or F)

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Japanese writer Yoko Kawashima Watkins’ “So Far from the Bamboo Grove” is a semi-autobiographical novel published in April 1986, which takes place during the last days of World War II. What can you tell us about this piece of literature?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Yoko is a young Korean girl living in Japan
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The Japanese policemen came to Yoko's house to tell her mother the family should leave Korea
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Yoko goes to the army hospital to perform for wounded soldiers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Mother encourages Hideyo to join the Japanese student army
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Corporal Matsumura helps Mother, Ko, and Yoko escape from Nanam
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Mother, Ko, and Yoko ride in a train car set aside for Japanese citizens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The nurse and medic protect Mother, Ko, and Yoko from the Korean Communist Army
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Mother, Ko, and Yoko ride the train all the way to Seoul
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Yoko must wear a Japanese army uniform to protect herself from the Korean police
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hideyo goes to work at an ammunititions factory outside of Nanam.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The Lees and Makato's parents help the boys escape from Nanam
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Hideyo and his friends feel safe with the Russian soldiers
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    During their escape from Nanam, Ko and Yoko argue with each other
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    On the way to Seoul, Ko buys food at small shops along the road
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Dr. Takeda tells Mother that Yoko has serious injuries
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Mother accepts Dr. Takeda's offer to take them to Japan on a hospital ship
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Mother, Ko, and Yoko walk from the hospital to Pusan
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Mother, Ko, and Yoko feel safe once they reach Pusan.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Mother stays in Pusan to wait for Hideyo
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Ko hides Mother's sword in her rucksack
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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