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The Things They Carried
A formalist/reader response of the Tim O'brien play "The Things They Carried"
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The Things They Carried The story “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien is an enormously detailed fictional account of a wartime scenario in which jimmy Cross (the story’s main character) grows as a person, and the emotional and physical baggage of wartime are brought to light. The most obvious and prominent feature of O’Brien’s writing ...
... therefor not an option. They would squint into the dense, oppressive sunlight. “For a few moments, perhaps, they would fall silent, lighting a joint and tracking its passage from man to man, inhaling, holding in the humiliation.” O’Brien writes of the emotional oppression as a means to avoid humiliation.
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