The Lost Boys Chapter Analysis

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This heart wrenching story is told by the cousins Benson Deng, Alephonsion Deng, and Benjamin Ajak with the help of Judy A. Bernstein. It depicts the struggles and the survival of the Lost Boys during the war in Sudan. These three young men share the hardships they faced in Sudan during the war and the hardships they encountered in America. The novel is split into four parts, each part telling a different part of their journeys. Part one, The Village of Juol, illustrates they early childhood these boys had in Sudan. They had grown up within the Dinka tribe, with a large family and were well off "to be happy and proud" (B. Ajak, A. Deng, B. Deng). At an early age the boys learned to take care of the livestock and do chores. They lived a relaxed,

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