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The Enemy by Pearl S Buck- Questions
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Why did Sadao go to America at 22?
He was studying to be a doctor
Why had Sadao not gone to war with the other Japanese men?
He was taking care of the Genera
How did Hana and Sadao meet?
Sadao met Hana at a white man's house during medical school
Why were Sadao and Hana conflicted about whether to help the injured man?
they found him after the attack on Pearl Harbor and he was a white soldier so he was the enemy
What was the servants reaction to them helping the injured man?
the servants despised the man and did not want to wash him, then they left
How did Sadao justify helping the man?
because sadao himself had been helped by a white woman when he was injured. and he said that he would turn him in as soon as he helped him
Why did Hana fear the man had been tortured?
he was a white soldier in Japan and that's what they did; he had marks on his body (neck and other parts)
What was the generals solution to Sadao's problem?
he was going to send assassins to his house
When the general didn't follow through on his solution, what gave Sadao reassurance he wouldn't get in trouble for helping the man?
the general wanted him to do the surgery to see if he was an expendable doctor; the general said sadao had to remain alive because of his expertise
How did Sadao fix the problem himself?
he performed surgery, helped the man, got him a boat, and sent him to a nearby island to be picked up by a fishing boat
What was the injured mans name?
Why was the general more understanding about Sadaos problem than expected?
he saw that sadao was very skilled and had to remain alive because of his skill in surgical operations