Life in ancient Korea is full of hardship and hunger for an orphan boy named Tree-ear. While he is given a job helping an artisan potter, according to tradition he is not permitted to create the pottery he so longs to make. When visitors from the royal palace come to town, Tree-ear has an opportunity to change his life forever.
Practice identifying and using pronouns and antecedents in writing. Develop a comparison and contrast essay that explores relationships between characters in the book.