The Things They Carried By Tim O ' Brien

1301 Words May 6th, 2015 6 Pages
Austin Criswell
Kathryn Ingram-Wilson
LI 256-779
May 7, 2015
The Things They Carried In “The Things They Carried,” Tim O’Brien made note to the Vietnam War that was mixed with physical, mental and emotional that pressured the soldier’s carried. The overall method of display of this story integrated many different ways on the things the soldiers carried. In addition to the current, Tim showed North American nation the various reasons why and the way the troopers possessed these items one by one and together and the way they were associated directly and indirectly. The robust historical content in "The Things They Carried" helped emphasize the main focus of the story and establish a clearer understanding of details within the narrative and moods of the war itself. Tim O’Brien, who is the author of “The Things They Carried” was born in October 1, 1946 in Austin, Minnesota, but most of his childhood was spent in Worthington, Minnesota. He now lives in Central Texas. He also raised two sons while teaching full-time, every other year, at the Texas State University—San Marcos. He went Macalester College to study for Political Science, and he also received his Bachelor’s degree in1968. During his college years, he was the presidency of student body in his class. He never like to be any war, but he was enrolled into United States and sent over to Vietnam and he served there for a little over a year. He served from February 1969 to March 1970. After he returned from…
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