Tim O Brien View Of War In The Things They Carried

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War is a topic most people have a strong opinion on. Most people clearly show if they are for a war or against it. Tim O`Brien the main character in the novel The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien was drafted to fight in the Vietnam War. O`Brien view of war is very similar to Henry David Thoreau, the author of “Civil Disobedience ”, view on the war. O’Brien was against the Vietnam War and in his own words says, “ I was drafted to fight a war I hated (O`Brien 40)”. O’Brien felt there was no real reason to be involvement in Vietnam at all. But the opposition to the Vietnam War was a minority opinion the government and most of the people believed America should be fighting in the war. Thoreau would agree with O`Brien because he feels there

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