english essay question(things theycarried)

english essay question(things theycarried) - discuss what...

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Mackenzie Cope Mr. Romano English 110 February 12, 2008 Issue Question: Tim O’Brian wrote a collection of stories called The Things They Carried . This collection is a group of short stories exploring the life of American soldiers during Vietnam. The short story “The Things They Carried” discusses all the material items they haul with them throughout Vietnam, along with the physical things they carry, they also drag along deep emotional burden. In my essay, I will
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Unformatted text preview: discuss what they carry, why they carry what they do, and how it affects them day to day. This is an important question because the items each person carries cannot be taken by face value; it is an explanation to their past, their feelings, their hopes and their fear, above all. This is a very debatable issue, because in the story they do not explain exactly why the soldiers carry what they carry, and there can be many interpretations....
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2008 for the course ENG 105 taught by Professor Romano during the Spring '08 term at University of North Carolina Wilmington.

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