Characterization in The Dentist

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Running head: CHARACTERIZATION IN "THE DENTIST" FROM THE THINGS 1 Characterization in "The Dentist" from The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien Name Course January 19, 2012 Instructor
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CHARACTERIZATION IN "THE DENTIST" FROM THE THINGS 2 Characterization in "The Dentist" from The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien In “The Dentist” from The Things They Carried , Tim O’Brien begins by telling a story of a character, Curt Lemon, whom O’Brien was not particularly fond of and whose death was not easy to mourn. O’Brien tells a story of Curt Lemon as to avoid sentimentalism. The setting takes place along the South China Sea, in which the men of the platoon are working in an area of operations called the Rocket Pocket. This story of Curt Lemon begins by telling of a visit by an Army dentist who was flown in to examine the men’s teeth and perform minor repairs. O’Brien describes Lemon as tense in this moment, at which point Lemon explains to the men of the platoon that his experiences with dentists in the past have not been pleasant and now he refuses
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2012 for the course ENG 122 ENG 122 taught by Professor Jessicaheld during the Winter '10 term at Ashford University.

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