A Brief Review Of Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

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Many people lack the understanding of the burdens, or the dangers associated with lack of focus, in battle, and the emotional baggage gained by these wars. Many times, during major wars, the majority of soldiers are younger adults, so they are naïve to many experiences, and they are forced to ignore those traumatic experiences. As a result, of war and those experiences, many are lucky to come back alive, but even those who survive, still suffer deep emotional wounds and have emotional problems. Therefore, Soldiers who are successful in returning safe, make an effort to stay focused on the moment, because when they lose mental focus they will die. Similarly, in the story The Things they Carried, by Tim O’Brien, he tells of the baggage associated
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