Ambiguity In The Things They Carried By Tim O Brien

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In The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien, ambiguity is used to enforce the character of the story.O’Brien communicates the struggle of being on the battlefield, however it wasn’t a choice but a matter of abstract selection in which he couldn’t deny.O’Brien uses series of fear, the savage of the war on the soldiers and how the over certain fear.Repetition of the emphasize the ambiguity of dead. O’Brien fears going to war, he was about to risk his life. O’Brien confuses the text ,when he talks about “the man I killed” with an image of himself being the killer, but later in the chapter a mention telling the man to “run” but the grenade blows up before he could say run.The man dead did not affect him at the moment it

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