What happened in chapter 3 of Farewell to Manzanar?

In Chapter 3, as the Wakatsuki family wake from their first night in Manzanar, they discover a different kind of sand has covered their barracks. As they go about cleaning the space, Woody steps into his absent father’s role by making repairs, and delegating to his siblings. The family shows resilience.

What happens in chapter 7 of Farewell to Manzanar?

Summary—Chapter 7: Fort Lincoln: An Interview An unnamed interrogator questions Papa at Fort Lincoln, North Dakota. The interrogator asks if he has had contact with his uncle, who is a general in Japan, but Papa says he has not. He adds that he has never returned to Japan because he is a black sheep in his family.

What is the main idea of Farewell to Manzanar?

Farewell to Manzanar is primarily about the experience of internment, but it’s also a coming-of-age memoir, spanning from Jeanne’s prewar childhood to her postwar graduation from high school. Although internment is a travesty, for Jeanne personally the experience fosters her natural curiosity and independence.

What happened in chapter 4 of Farewell to Manzanar?

Summary—Chapter 4: A Common Master Plan The Wakatsukis wait in the cold for half an hour for breakfast and eat huddled around the oil stove that Woody has repaired. He begins fixing things, but it is months before the family’s quality of life improves.

What happened in Chapter 2 of Farewell to Manzanar?

Mama and Chizu go to work for the canneries that own the island, and the family takes up residence in a barracks alongside the other migrant workers. Jeanne feels uncomfortable around the rough youth who proudly call themselves yogore (“uncouth ones”) and pick on outsiders and people who do not speak their language.

Why did Jeanne lose Papa’s respect?

Jeanne loses even more respect for Papa because of his continual heavy drinking and refusal to conform to American ways. At a PTA awards dinner, he embarrasses Jeanne by overdressing and bowing to the gathered crowd of parents in Japanese fashion. Jeanne begins to see him as unforgivably foreign.

What happens in chapter 9 of Farewell to Manzanar?

In chapter 9 of Farewell to Manzanar, Jeanne describes the December Riot. This riot is the result of months of tensions and anger finally reaching an exploding point one year after the Pearl Harbor attack happened. The final straw? When a well-liked young cook is arrested for the hospitalization of another man.

What did Kiyo do at the end of the chapter and why?

What did Kiyo do at the end of the chapter and why? Kiyo punched papa in the face to stop him from hurting or killing mama.

What happens at the end of Farewell to Manzanar?

The book ends with a final memory Jeanne has of her now-dead father and the day he bought the car to return them to Los Angeles. Even though he’s a total brute and drunk, the way he drives—like a madman—actually inspires Jeanne with confidence to get past her fears of what life might be like outside of camp.