Unformatted text preview: What impact, if any, does this have on what he writes? 2. Why did O’Brien go to Vietnam? What do he and his comrades think about the war in which they serve? What is their purpose or goal? 3. What does O’Brien mean when he says that a “true war story is never moral”? What moral judgments, if any, does he offer about the Vietnam War? 4. What were the things (physical, psychological, and/or emotional) that O’Brien and his comrades carried? More importantly, what was significant about them? How heavy were they?...
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- Spring '07
- The Things They Carried, Parenthetical referencing, O'Brien