Thursday, November 10, 2011

Thesis Statement Essay Two: PTSD

Ishmael Beah suffered from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder as a result of the violence he witnessed during the war in Sierre Leone. Throughout A Long Way Gone we realize the overwhelming effects this disorder has on his everyday life.


  1. Yes. People who have seen/been in a war and experienced the tragedy are traumatized. It is very hard for them to go back to regular life.

  2. I think he does suffer from this and its sad but he probably always will

  3. it is depressing that he suffers from this disorder and i feel bad for him throughout the book