KOLEJ PROFESSIONAL MARA INDERA MAHKOTA
DIPLOMA IN ENGLISH COMMUNICATION
UNDERSTANDING SHORT STORY
The Road Home and Inem Essay
Muhammad Abdul Hanan bin Mohd Nor
Madam Ruba’ayahBInti Abdul Rahim
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Full Name : MUHAMMAD ABDUL HANAN BIN MOHD NOR
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Student ID : IDI 12-07-050
Subject : UNDERSTANDING SHORT STORIES
Code : ENG 2283
Due Date :1 NOVEMBER 2013
Assignment Topic :ESSAY
Academic Staff Member : MADAM RUBA’AYAH BINTI ABDUL RAHIM
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The Road Home filmand short story titled Inem by Promedya Ananta Toer are truly the best examples to describe the great work of arts. Great storyline and great actors are the one of the factors those work of arts were major hits. In every story, there will always be dilemmas that main character must face and confront it.
For The Road Home, the dilemma that the main character facedis that when he returns to his village after so many years for attending his father funeral.He found that his mother was devastated by her husband's death. His mother, Zhao Di, insists on having her husband’s funeral in the old custom which the corpse will be carried from the place that his father died by hand to the village for burialso that her husband's spirit will remember its way home. However, the village mayor explains to him...