Ishmael Loss Of Innocence In A Long Way Home

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A Long Way Home is a story told from a boy soldier named Ishmael. Ishmael is put in isolation as the war in his homeland, Sierra Leone quickly ravages through the country. His journey sets him deeper and deeper into the destruction and violence of the war. Ishmael struggles with internal and external battles that would set the tone for him keeping his hope and sanity. Ishmael’s story is one filled with bloodshed, tragedy, and lost of innocence as the story progresses. Ishmael struggles constantly encounters gore and blood as his journey progress. From one town to another he sees government soldier to rebel soldier using the same method to kill. Ishmael has an internal battle to keep moving forward as he sees family being ripped away from

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