Summary Of The Chapter 'Speaking Of Courage'

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We all have our highs and lows. For the men who served in Vietnam the lows outweighed the highs. Looking through the psych lens at the chapter “Speaking of Courage” shows the fact that the Vietnam War devastated many soldiers mentally. The soldiers that made it home from the war were mentally scarred for life. Norman Bowker kept his feelings bottled up inside and never shared them with anyone. When he tried to share his feelings he was shot down and felt rejected. In this chapters, "Speaking of Courage", the psych lens can be applied because the character Norman Bowker and the author Tim O'Brien can be viewed in a way that uncovers inner problems. This chapter looks into the death of Kiowa, and the effect it has on every individual in their
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