Emotion In Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

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A theme The Things They Carried is the emotion and physical burden the men went through the war. The men carried so much weight on their back walking miles and miles on end through jungles and swamp like lands days on end with very little breaks or sleep. And then they have the emotional effects of war like knowing you have to kill someone to stay alive it`s killed or be killed or knowing if you die a military officer is going to knock on your day and give your mom a folded flag. But Back to the physical side of things they walk walk and walk till they can`t walk no more it feels like and they still keep on walking their bodies are drained and exhausted their bodies and dead. Then they know they have to keep on walking to get to their next
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