"Salva stubbed his bare toe on a rock, and his whole toenail came off. The pain was terrible. Salva tried to bite his lip, but the awfulness of this never-ending day was too much for him. He lowered his head and the tears began to flow."(Park, 53)
3 Nuer men kill uncle because he is a Dinka man with a gun.
"A boy next to him grabbed him around the neck and clung to him tightly. Salva was forced under the surface without time for him to take more than a quick shallow breath. Salva struggled-kicking, clawing. He's holding onto me too hard...I can't...air...no air left... Suddenly the boy's grip loosened, and Salva launched himself upward. He threw his head back and took a huge gulp of air. For a few minutes he could do nothing but gasp and choke. when his vision cleared, he saw why he boy had let go: he was floating with is head down, blood streaming from a bullet hole in the back of his neck."