O Brien On The Rainy River Analysis

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Another story is “On the Rainy River", which talks about a young guy getting into Harvard to finish school, but before the school year starts he receive a draft letter (O’Brien 172). He doesn't agree with the war or really know that much about the war (O’Brien 173). He thinks of fleeing to Canada to avoid going to the war (O’Brien 174). In the end he goes back home and honors the draft because he doesn't want to be ridiculed by family, friends or neighbors for not going to war (O’Brien 187). I think most of my family wouldn’t care one way or another about honoring the draft. If my mom was still here I think she will love me no matter the decision I make. I wish she was still here so I could ask her what I should do. I think if I end up going

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