A: I sadly can’t relate, but I totally understand Jem’s perspective.
Q: What does she mean when she says “I’m lost in both places”?
A: Jem was born in New Zealand but her ancestors came from Japan. Maybe she's saying that she doesn't feel entirely japanese and so she's lost? I mean it can get rather confusing and frustrating when you hardly know much about where you come from or your identity.
Q: How does Jem feel about her heritage?
A: Jem feels lost and worthless
Q: What does she mean when she says “I am learning” and “I am trying”?
A: In the story she is trying to learn Japanese, meaning she’s trying her best
Q: What symbols are present in the text & images?
A: The Bunny
Q: How effective are the images?
A: Very effective because I know that some of the images have a meaning