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Weedflower storyboard-English 7
Updated: 3/15/2020
Weedflower storyboard-English 7
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  • "wholesale flower market grown in the field kusabana" (5). This quote tells us that Sumiko and her family lives owns a flower market and has a flower field.
  • Weedflower field.
  • "And Sumiko realized that she was being uninvited," (36). This quote says that Sumiko was invited to a party and when she arrived, she got uninvited.
  • Sumiko gets invited to party and then gets uninvited.
  • What?! Why?
  • I'm sorry, but I'm kicking you out of the party...
  • Japan bombed Hawaii.
  • "'Hirata-san heard on the radio that Japan bombed Hawaii,'" (48)
  • Jiichan, Japan bombed Hawaii...
  • War.
  • Burning suspicious evidence.
  • "Sumiko turned to run off, but then she turned right back to Auntie. 'Burn our things?' she said...'Anything that might make them suspicious.'" (49).
  • Burn everything.
  • Just do it, hurry!
  • But, why?
  • "The next day the United States declared war on Japan...Auntie or Uncle didn't tell her why she had to stay home from school," (54).
  • War declared.
  • Okay?
  • You're not going to school today.
  • "The sign announced that in one week all Nikkei in the area would be evacuated to a temporary center at a racetrack." (73)
  • Sumiko and her family gets taken away.
  • Nikkeis will be taken to a temporary center at the racetrack
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