[Last Name] 1Michael Casey English 112 Samuel ZahranNovember 13 2017"THE THINGS THEY CARRIED" BY Tim O'BrienThis story is about the men in Alpha Company during the Vietnam war dealing with self worth with in them selfs and confert with in each other and team work during the tuffest of times.With all in the aspect of this story I will look at the sybalim used with in the context of the story to describe with in deal with weight and emoatl weight a want to be love and PTSD and denail.Weight is often discriped a lot with in the story line deping on what type of missonwas to unfold for many exaples O'Brien discipes this more than once all during the story.On (367) The things they carried were largely deterermined by necessity.Among the necessities or near-necessities were p-38 can openers,pocket knives,heat tabs, wristwatches,dog tags, mosquito repellent ,chewing gum,candy,cigarettes,salt tables,pactes of KoolAid, lighters,matches sewing kits Military Payments Certificates ,C rations and tow or more canteens of water .Togehter,these items weihed betwwen 15 and
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