Good Form By Tim O´brien Summary

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Throughout the book the reader knows it is fiction but some of the stories seem to ring a bit of truth. In “Good Form”, Tim O’Brien, straight up, voices that it is all made-up. In addition, this is where he introduces story-truth and happening-truth. He stresses; “I want you to feel what I felt. I want you to know why story-truth is truer sometimes than happening-truth” (171). It is constantly pointed out by O’Brien that what you felt happened and what actually happened both are true in a story.
“Night Life” is a quick story going through the terror the night can give a person and how it can make their imaginations run wild. The example given is Rat Kiley, who shot himself in the foot when the night became too much for him. The quick run-through
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