It seemed to his feet by a breaker meaning?the enemy

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'The Enemy' is a story set in Japan during the second world war. In this story, an injured American army man washes up on the beach near the home of a Japanese surgeon, Dr. Sadao Hoki. When Dr. Sadao was enjoying a private moment with his wife Hana, they both saw a figure appearing out of the mist. They couldn't recognise the figure as it appeared black in colour due to the thick mist in the air. "He was flung up out of the ocean — flung, it seemed, to his feet by a breaker." This means that the man was staggering as he was thrown away by the heavy currents of the sea and he was wounded. He had his arms above his head and he was crawling, which indicated that he was a prisoner of war.


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