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Book Review

Literature

Things They Carried Tim O'Brian's

Words: 1280
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Book Review

The audience has the feeling that O'Brian is presenting them with significant and personal stories from his life. This slowly but surely makes readers feel that they too are…

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Term Paper

Military

Things They Carried by Tim

Words: 1318
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

" (O'rien, Chapter 15, pg. 143) Norman owker is a disillusioned person because he feels that his service in the war has been meaningless. The quote speaks a lot…

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Term Paper

Literature

Things They Carried Tim O'Brien's

Words: 687
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

I can make myself feel again (O'rien, p. 180). And, through story truth, what the story is able to do for O'rien, it becomes able also to do for…

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5 Pages
Essay

Military

Things They Carried After the

Words: 2120
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Hence, we need to learn from the experience of our veterans. Perhaps the greatest lesson is already evident in our clear distinction that is made as a society that…

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3 Pages
Essay

Military

Things They Carried and in the Field

Words: 947
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Things They Carried and in the Field The novel The Things They Carried, by Tim O'Brien, is an episodic account of Alpha Company, a platoon of American soldiers and…

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2 Pages
Reaction Paper

Literature

Things They Carried Symbolism and

Words: 791
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Reaction Paper

W.B. Yeats' poem An Irish Airman Foresees His Death illustrates the close proximity life shares with death much like The Things They Carried. Yeats' poem is brief and in…

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4 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Things They Carried In Search

Words: 1501
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Research Paper

1). The character in the novel/author 'Tim' never believed in the cause of the Vietnam ar, and nearly fled to Canada to avoid serving. That decision to servie affected…

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Essay

Literature

Things They Carried Is Known as the

Words: 1690
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Things They Carried is known as the novel and also as a book containing stories which are interrelated to each other. Written by Tim O'Brien, the book is considered…

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6 Pages
Research Paper

Literature

Things They Carried O'brien The

Words: 1756
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Research Paper

It is very difficult to reach a conclusion regarding "The Things They Carried" and the purpose for which O'Brien wrote it. hile a first look on the collection of…

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Term Paper

Military

Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

Words: 1072
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Tim O'Brien's the Things They Carried The most shocking aspects of the novel, The Things They Carried, are the graphic descriptions and the striking honesty with which Tim O'Brien…

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2 Pages
Essay

Literature

Things They Carried While I

Words: 615
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Mary Anne becomes obsessed with the war in a strange way. It is as if she sees another kind of life that is so radically different than her own…

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2 Pages
Essay

Military

Things They Carried Mary Anne

Words: 577
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

O'Brien illustrates the wide array of emotions experienced during war with "Ambush" and "The Man I Killed." Emotions and perspectives of war and death change with exposure to war…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Military

Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien

Words: 1033
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

psychological consequences of war, of fighting in a war, of eating and sleeping in a "war zone," are not merely limited to the implications of witnessing and partaking in…

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8 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Things They Carried by Tim

Words: 2992
Length: 8 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Kiowa's death also evokes the notion that for the U.S. Vietnam was a quagmire; his drowning functions almost emblematically to suggest America's deepening entanglement in Southeast Asia. 'This field,'…

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4 Pages
Term Paper

Military

Tim O'Brien's the Things They Carried in

Words: 1411
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Tim O'Brien's the Things They Carried In his book, The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien is allowing the reader to see the negative effects war has on people, especially…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Redefine War in the Things They Carried

Words: 323
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Things They Carried In his thought-provoking novel about the Vietnam War, The Things They Carried, Tim O'rien redefines the traditional concept of war as an honorable pursuit. In doing…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Military

O'Brien's the Things They Carried

Words: 2214
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Later, however, Jimmy cannot forgive himself for Lavender's death, and his own day-dreamy negligence that he knows had caused it. By now Cross has ordered his men to burn…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

The Things They Carried by Tim OBrien

Words: 2130
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

It is a hotly contested idea that just one war-themed book can adequately discuss the topic of Vietnam, and this idea is properly portrayed in this book. Fellow authors…

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5 Pages
Essay

Literature

Thematic Analysis The Things They Carried and Slaughterhouse Five

Words: 1825
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Destructiveness of War in "The Things They Carried" and "Slaughterhouse Five" Summary “The Things They Carried” is a series of stories in which the narrator Tim O’Brien describes the…

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Writing

The Things They Carried Analysis

Words: 952
Length: 3 Pages
Type:

Critical Analysis The Things They Carried is a fictional work published by Tim O’Brien in 1990 that depicts the experiences of several American soldiers dealing with boredom and trauma…

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7 Pages
Essay

Literature

The Things They Carried

Words: 2153
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Essay

Tim O’Brien is the author of the collection of short stories, The Things They Carried. A renowned American writer, William Timothy O’Brien became famous for writing Vietnam War centered…

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6 Pages
Essay

Military

Tim O'Brien's The Things They

Words: 1901
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Krajek points out that what she took from O'Brien's lecture was the fact that a fiction author can help the reader connect with the story in reality, even if…

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3 Pages
Essay

Military

Weight of War in the Things They

Words: 863
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

eight of ar in "The Things They Carried" Point-of-view, imagery and characterization become useful tools that enhance the reader's experience in Tim O'Brien's novel, The Things They Carried. O'Brien…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Truth and Memory in the Things They

Words: 896
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Truth and Memory in the Things They Carried Tim O'Brien's novel, The Things They Carried, is more than a novel because it allows the reader to experience the Vietnam…

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Research Paper

Literature

Truth-Telling in O'Brien's the Things

Words: 1485
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

hile he pretended, she was "elusive on the matter of love" (1). hile she might have signed her letters with love, Jimmy "knew better" (2) but the idea made…

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3 Pages
Term Paper

Military

Norman Carried a Diary Which

Words: 902
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

These sentences run counter to what most people say about war. ar is often glamorized and most often glamorized by those who do not have to fight in war.…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Military

Lieutenant Jimmy Cross the Things

Words: 1946
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

In a discussion about life and death, other soldiers talk about the lieutenant's sensibility and wonder whether there was something wrong with them for not feeling as bad as…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Government

Is the EU a Good Thing

Words: 3457
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

EU Profile In 2012, the European Union (EU) was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for its work in "the advancement of peace and reconciliation, democracy and human rights in…

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3 Pages
Essay

Drama - World

Horror of War

Words: 1294
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brien and the poem "Dulce et Decorum Est" by ilfred Owen are two wonderful pieces of literature that depict the horrors of war in…

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2 Pages
Essay

Military

Soldiers How to Tell if

Words: 724
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

69). For O'rien there is no moral or rectitude in a war story because even what is good and beautiful in it comes from an obscene and evil motive.…

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3 Pages
Essay

Leadership

Power and Responsibilities

Words: 1270
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Leadership -- Power and Responsibilities / Integrity hen it comes to the concept of "leadership" there are numerous definitions that can be applied. Every leader uses his or her…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

War Is War in Tim

Words: 1692
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

He lay in the center of a red clay trail near the village of My Khe. His jaw was in his throat. His one eye was shut, the other…

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Term Paper

Literature

Warfare and Its Meaning in

Words: 1591
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

"The upper lip and gum and teeth were gone. The man's head was cocked at a wrong angle..." (O'rien 126). At the same time, the author juxtaposes the image…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Idea of Battle and War in the Two Stories

Words: 731
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

ar at Home in Ellison, ar Abroad in O'Brien The inhumanity of war is a common theme in literature, as brilliantly illustrated in Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried,"…

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7 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

War in Literature at First

Words: 2263
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

He is more interested in "things," than what those things will bring. "Nick went over to the pack and found, with his fingers, a long nail in a paper…

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5 Pages
Term Paper

Drama - World

Lesson of War

Words: 1610
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Tim O' rien, Wilfred Owen & "Saving Private Ryan" The theme of disillusionment in war as reflected in the works of Tim O'rien, Wilfred Owen, and the film "Saving…

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3 Pages
Essay

Leadership

Qualities of Leadership the Concept

Words: 1347
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

So, in some case, leadership does not necessarily link with responsibility for the men, but rather with the relationship with the persons who are led. Napoleon was able to…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Black Studies

Standard Joke About America in the 1960s

Words: 3939
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

standard joke about America in the 1960s claims that, if you can remember the decade, you did not live through it. Although perhaps intended as a joke about drug…

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Term Paper

Drama - World

60's in America

Words: 2162
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Sixties in America 60s in America Debating the easons for the U.S. Entry into the Vietnam War From 1960s to late 1970s, American army experienced the Vietnam War, which…

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Term Paper

Literature

Emergence of Colonial Resistance in Things Fall Apart

Words: 3014
Length: 7 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe is one of the most influential and powerful writers of today, and he is also one of the most widely published writers today. Chinua…

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Essay

Plays

Culture and Universal Principles in Things Fall Apart

Words: 2111
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

Things Fall Apart and the Issue of Culture From a cultural analysis perspective, the two main cultures represented in Achebe's Things Fall Apart, stem from opposing religious/social positions and…

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Term Paper

Military

Myths Truths and Lies in

Words: 1116
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This foolishness becomes emblematic of the entire Vietnam experience -- situations are created to display violence and bravery that have tremendous significance to the soldiers, but serve no real…

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6 Pages
Essay

Literature

Creative Resources Three Works of

Words: 2279
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Essay

The message stays with us because the music and lyrics are memorable. Precious provides images that we can carry in our minds. Unlike text, where we must use our…

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6 Pages
Term Paper

Literature

Tim O'Brien Any Writer Is

Words: 2716
Length: 6 Pages
Type: Term Paper

At the same time, the style is expected to give the reader an idea of what is happening, and that too in a more refined version. In his language…

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5 Pages
Research Paper

Psychology

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in

Words: 2002
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Research Paper

Evidence of this can be seen by looking no further than research that was compiled by Occupational Medicine. Where, they found that various factors can help trigger those who…

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Essay

Literature

Connecting With Readers Imagery Symbolism

Words: 667
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The wall, serving as a painful and vivid reminder of the war, pulls the speaker back to the war. e can almost see the reflection of this man fading…

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3 Pages
Essay

Literature

Unifies and Permeates an Entire

Words: 1176
Length: 3 Pages
Type: Essay

Short story -- A brief story where the plot drives the narrative, substantially shorter than a novel. Example: "Hills like White Elephants," by Ernest Hemingway. Allusion -- A casual…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Teaching

Reciprocal Teaching

Words: 3956
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

eciprocal Teaching In recent times, researchers and practitioners are focusing more and more in understanding the role of meta-cognition in reading. This is evidenced by the opinions proposed by…

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5 Pages
Essay

Military

Karl Marlantes' Matterhorn Karl Marlantes' Novel of

Words: 2096
Length: 5 Pages
Type: Essay

Karl Marlantes' Matterhorn Karl Marlantes' novel of the Vietnam War, Matterhorn, seems to want to offer the reader an immersive approach towards the experience of Vietnam. If we can…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Women

O'Brien's on the Rainy River

Words: 868
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

This never happens. It is important to note, however, that regardless if the girls heard him or not, Sammy was the hero because he followed through. He knew his…

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12 Pages
Term Paper

Genetics

Living Things Are Characterized by the Following

Words: 4492
Length: 12 Pages
Type: Term Paper

living things are characterized by the following seven characteristics namely mobility, respiration, excretion, sensitivity or response to external stimulus, growth, feeding, and reproduction. Though there may be variations between…

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4 Pages
Essay

Psychology

Articles Seem to Be Saying Same Thing

Words: 1418
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Essay

articles seem to be saying same thing or do they contradict each other? Is the tone similar in each article, meaning can you tell what the researchers feel about…

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2 Pages
Term Paper

Military

World War II Was Carried Out on

Words: 734
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Term Paper

World War II was carried out on the home front, how it was presented to the American people and conducted in America. World War II never really touched American…

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Term Paper

Literature

God of Small Things Arundhati Roy Shows

Words: 1520
Length: 4 Pages
Type: Term Paper

God of Small Things, Arundhati Roy shows a surprisingly profound understanding of human nature for such a new author. Her complex novel intertwines the past and present with the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Business - Management

Project Management Like Things Information Technology Management

Words: 701
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

Project Management Like things information technology management, business intelligence typically implemented form a "project" --, a special kind organizational arrangement set specific things a specific period time, opposed a…

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2 Pages
Research Proposal

Family and Marriage

Taiwan Originally Where Things Are

Words: 734
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Research Proposal

I can have all of those things but I must be willing to go out and get them on my own, and not expect people to give them to…

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10 Pages
Research Paper

Astronomy

Solar Flares and How They Go on

Words: 3284
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Research Paper

solar flares and how they go on to cause global warming. Global warming has been an ongoing phenomenon and there are many reasons it has occurred. Apart from the…

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10 Pages
Term Paper

Sports - Drugs

Marketing Tobacco Marketing Get Them Young or

Words: 2949
Length: 10 Pages
Type: Term Paper

arketing Tobacco arketing: Get Them Young or Not at All The tobacco industry has been in a battle to capture the youth market for decades mainly because of the…

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2 Pages
Essay

Race

Prejudice Experiences Things I Encounter

Words: 653
Length: 2 Pages
Type: Essay

The beliefs have changed, the people are no longer unified. They attempt to unite us in a certain way -- they attempt to get us to recognize that we…

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1 Pages
Term Paper

Music

Comparing Two Things That Don't Relate

Words: 407
Length: 1 Pages
Type: Term Paper

Running is just like music, capable of infinite varieties of rhythm and mood. And, like music, running is an art that requires endurance, skill and determination. Often, music and…

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