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Unformatted text preview: "shoved into one of those sixteen by twenty foot compartments with six people they had never seen before," which helps us picture how terribly uncomfortable they must've been. Houston also uses pathos very well. She plays with our emotions. "It was hard to get Woody down. He'd keep smiling when everybody else was ready to explode. Grief flickered in his eyes." It is especially sad when a happy-go-round person starts to lose his or her faith. "Woody, we can't live like this. Animals live like this," says Jeanne's mom. This to me was very heart touching. It shows how inhumane their living condition really was. What happened to the Japanese Americans' is unjust, but sometimes you just can't do anything about it. Learning to accept and face reality with a positive attitude can really make a difference....
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