The Things They Carried Martha Analysis

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The things they carried.
1.It is an interesting story about internal and external conflict. With Jimmy’s internal conflict involving Martha and his external conflict of leading his troops. The story is also about weight. Like the physical weight of their all equipment and the mental weight all his soldiers carry with them everywhere they go.
2.Jimmy fall in love with Martha at some point before the story but his love is apparently unrequited. He for some reason blames himself for Ted death even though he did not cause it. And Ted seems to have a tranquilizer addiction which explains why he has so much.
3.It has a lot of military terms that I did not know about like SOP which is “Standard operating procedure,” RTO which is “Radio telephone operator,”
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