Tokchae produced a fistful of chestnuts from his pocket and thrust them into Songsam's?
As a whole, the village showed little damage from the war, but it still did not seem like the same village Songsam had known as a boy. This is dictated by their roles in society. Once, when they were small, he went with Tokchae to steal some chest-nuts from the old man with the wen.This is dictated by their roles in society. Any village elders who passed by extinguished their bamboo pipes first, and the children, too, turned back some distance off. Their faces were marked with fear. Conflict: Internal- SongSam conflict within himself was more or less trying to decide whether he was going to take his old childhood best friend to his death or not. Once, when they were small, he went with Tokchae to steal some chest-nuts from the old man with the wen. Tokchae remains silent. Theme: Friendship can overcome any obstacle Setting: a Northern Village at the border of the thirty-eighth parallel. Songsam sat down on the dirt floor and lit a cigarette. Tokchae looked at him again and glared. Man vs. Only when the two had reached a safe place where the old man could not overtake them did Songsam turn his bottom to Tokchae. How many have you killed?
Somewhere far back in his mind he heard the old man with a wen shout, "You bad boy, climbing up my chestnut tree again! Songsam went on smoking, but the tobacco had no flavor.
At the foot of a chestnut grove on the hill behind the village, he stopped and climbed a chestnut tree. After a time, Songsam lit a new cigarette from the first and stood up.Songsam felt a sudden surge of anger in spite of himself and shouted, "So how many have you killed? The prisoner was the vice-chairman of the Farmers' Communist League and had just been flushed out of hiding in his own house, Songsam learned. Songsam slipped and fell to the ground. He seemed to be a stranger, so Songsam went up for a closer look. White gourds lay one against the other on the dirt floor of an empty farmhouse. Suddenly the old man began shouting. Society- Because Tokchae and Songsam are on different sides, they are not supposed to be friendly to each other. This is dictated by their roles in society.