Things They Carried By Tim O Brien: An Analysis

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Things They Carried is a classical American literature written by Tim O'Brien. Tim O'Brien survived the Vietnam War combat only to become a writer. The novel talks about activities of soldiers in a combat mission in Vietnam. The narrator of the story describes things soldiers normally carry to war-both tangible and intangible. The narrator also takes in to consideration the things the soldiers carry to create detailed composites of the characters making them seem real to readers. The characters who are led by Lieutenant Jimmy Cross do not change-from the beginning up to the end of the story. The things they carried help show the intensity and mundane during war time. People going in acombat must be courageous so they can counter their enemies.
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