Summary Of Sometimes Lies Are Truer Than The Truth By Tim O Brien

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War is often compared to a fog. A weary, unclear, scary life one must live while fighting a war. Tim O'brien falsifies the truth of his time in war. “Sometimes lies are truer than the truth” a direct quote from the story that symbolizes the idea that no matter what objective is planned and executed the truth isn’t definite, it’s a “your guess is as well as mine” situation. This is because in times of war the only clear headed people are those who’ve had their head hollowed out by a fmj. All fogs dissipate eventually, just as wars eventually cease but, while in the midst of the fog it is uncertain what is accompanying the clear off in the distance. The story The Things They carried is representative of this comparison in all aspects and calls
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