The Things They Carried
The phrase they carried or the things they carried is repeated at the start of almost
every section of this section. Why do you think this?
This emphasizes the burden that they had to carry. Not only physical but also emotional.
- The other day, when I was wandering around the bookstore, I found the Vietnamese version of The
Great Gatsby. However, for some reasons, instead of The Great Gatsby, the translator changed the title
to The Rich Gatsby, which kinda made me mad. Calling G
The story of 1 vs 5 lives
The story of six men stepped on the grenade
Story telling has the great power to shape the readers way of thinking. The author can
focus more in this point, talk less about other points.
THE SONG TRA BONG
OBrien tells about Vietnam as a world that greatly
affects the foreign Americans who inhabit it.
Fossie describes Vietnamese soldiers as useless. However,
Mary learns many things from them and is inspired fro
THE GREAT GATSBY
By describing Gatsbys lavish party, Fitzgerald illustrates the wealth of upper
class people during the Roaring twenties. At that time, car was still a luxury good
and could only afforded by affluent people. Howe
POWER OF STORY
Story telling has the great power to
shape the readers way of thinking
An introduction to The Road
The Road was inspired by a visit McCarthy and his son John made to El Paso, Texas. McCarthy
and his son discussed what the city would look like a hundred years in the future. McCarthy
dedicated the book to his son.
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