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    In both stories, culture, time, and place affect their future, who characters turn out to be and their survival. Culture is the beliefs of a certain group of people. The way your parents raise you usually affects who you are. In the book A Long Walk To Water, two tribes, the Dinka and the Nuer, are analogous in miscellaneous ways but they are enemies. For example, Salva and Nya both value cattle as a person's wealth…

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    initiative and become an independent leader. It was just a regular day in school for Salva until he heard gunshots. “CRACK!”(5) Was a loud sharp noise that came from outside of the school. No one really knew what it was, so the teacher and the students just continued learning, until… “CRACK! Pop-Pop-CRACK!”(5) Now they knew, gunshots. Immediately the teacher made the kids get onto the ground. “Into the bush, not home.”(6) The teacher and all the students were in peril from the gunfire. The…

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    The Akobo Desert Summary

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    A is for the Akobo Desert because Salva crossed this desert with Uncle. Salva was young boy when he crossed the desert with his group on his way to the Itang refugee camp in Ethiopia. B is for Blood because there was blood when the Janjaweed found Salva’s group. They took Salva’s uncle and killed him. There was also blood when the people were being shot as they swam across the river. C is for Crocodiles because Salva’s group swam through crocodile infested waters. As they swam many people…

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    If you were on a long, dangerous journey in Southern Sudan, what traits would you need to survive? In A Long Walk To Water, Salva and Nya are both going through daily hardships of life in Southern Sudan. Two times a day, Nya (in the year 2008-2009) must make a long trip down to the pond to get water for her family. Salva is in school one day in 1985 when an attack goes on and he is told to flee into the bushes and not return home. This causes a long and hard search for his family and refugee…

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    A Long To Water Quotes

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    What the refugees of the second sudanese war had to go thru. “I was born into Sudan's civil war, and before I could read or write, I was using an AK47 in the conflict between the Muslim north and Animist/Christian south over the land and natural resources.”-Ger Duany.During the sudanese war many young boys who are known as the lost boys of sudan were forced to either flee their home or to fight in the sudanese war just as Ger Duany was.During the war the boys who didn't end up fighting…

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    Dinka Girl Analysis

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    Martha is a little Dinka girl living in Africa or Juba to be more exact. Juba is a very important city in Southern Sudan. Martha was born and raised there. She went through laughs and struggles. Civil war seemed endless. I live in Georgia and I used to always think about how I would have nothing in common with anyone who lives in Africa or in any other part of the world, but after reading this story I have found a few things that I have in common with a Dinka girl. When Martha was a toddler,…

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    are known for fighting in between tribes. In a fight, there are usually two different tribes. The other tribes that are watching are to remain neutral during the fight. In these fights, most of the fights are to happen between the males. The boys are allowed to fight, and they are taught by their fathers, as the fathers are the ones who have the experience to fight as well as being in a earlier generation of the tribe. However for the kinsmen, they also trained to fight if they are close in…

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    Genocide In South Sudan

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    South Sudan has become a wasteland ravaged by war with fínate resources that are stretched extremely thin over the current population. The genocide began when a military president Salva Kiir Mayardit , member of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement, and a Dinka, supposedly tried to disarm the army loyal to former Vice President Machar, a Nuer, and a critic of Kiir. “The violence has spiraled ever since taking on an ethnic dimension with Machar, ethnically Nuer, leading a group of rebels…

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    South Sudan

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    separating from North Sudan and establishing itself as an independent country on July 9, 2011 (CIA, 2016). Because of the different influences that affected the different tribes, also fighting began to occur between ethnic groups in Southern Sudan during and after the civil war with North Sudan. I am going to examine the changes that occurred in Sudan and focus on the differences between the two largest tribes of the Upper Nile area, the Dinka and the Nuer. By starting with the traditional ways…

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    Accepting others helps people get through life. In the novel, A Long Walk to Water, by Linda Sue Park, acceptance comes in and out of the story, many times. One example was that the old woman let Salva stay in her barn for many nights before he had to go walk to the refugee camp. Another example was that Salva accepted another part of a Dinka tribe and the Jur-Chol into their group to walk with them to the refugee camp. My last example was that Salva accepted fifteen hundred boys to walk with…

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