An Analysis Of John Steinbeck's Remembrance Of The Vietnam War

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Soldiers who enter wars may not come out as when they went in. For example, John Steinbeck had his remembrance of the war of Vietnam. It came back to him after his daughter asked him about him killing anyone in the war. His behavior changed, causing him to act differently between his soldier personality and parent personality. As a parent, he or she wouldn’t want to break their child’s spirit for telling them about killing someone. This is the situation Steinbeck was “ambushed” by when his daughter asked him. He wanted to make his daughter think that he has never killed anybody by lying to her. Possibly, he didn’t tell her because she was too young to know about what really happens in a war. As a soldier, war involves killing. In war, killing
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