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    The essay “ How To Tell a True War Story” written by O’Brien complexifies the idea of truth by furnishing readers divergent approaches on to tell how if a story is true or not, in which its readers had to utilize their own sense of understanding to interpret what O’Brien was emphasizing about truth. Interpretation is a psychological process, which requires a mental process to make meaning of a text. Stanley Fish, the author of “ How To Recognize a Poem When you See One”argues that the meaning of

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    True War Story

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    statement, “True war stories do not generalize,” mean (page 1)? 2) Why did Curt Lemon and Rat Kiley play catch where there were many land mines (page 1)? 3) Why did Tim say that a true war story is not even a point (page 3)? Response to “How to Tell a True War Story” Many people, especially old veterans, are very excited of reminiscing their war experiences. They are also keen to pass down their experience by telling to other people. Sometimes they share the stories of each other. Many war stories are

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    A True War Story

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    Journal on “How to Tell a True War Story” SUMMARY: Tim O’Brien’s short story “How to Tell a True War Story” details memories from O’Brien’s time in the vietnam war. It explores the concept of truth, and challenges its definition by asserting that there are certain truths about war which are more important than the actual facts and details of the event. O’Brien tells the story of his friend Bob “Rat” Kiley witnessing the death of their friend Curt Lemon. He also shares the story told to him by his friend

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    The Vietnam war was a fight that almost lasted fifteen years. With two hundred and eighty two thousand allied deaths. Soldiers dealt with the grueling fear and pain of comrades dying, not knowing if they would live to see their families again. Over twelve thousand miles from home. Tim O’Brien describes the many ways men deal with the uncertain fear and death around them, often in surprising ways. One of the most glorious stories that is in this book would be “How To Tell a True War Story”. Tim O’Brien

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    Telling a true war story

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    Telling a True War Story Assignment Vietnam was a place like no other. It was swarmed with presence of stories, some strange, some nefarious, and some just utterly incredible. But for those who think like me, Vietnam, even in its times of horror and imperfections, can really bring out the very true nature in someone. Like the way someone stands upon his feet after numerous bumps and blows, like the grit that one shows after driven against the wall — the true character of one person

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    A true war story is rather difficult, if not impossible, to share when it goes beyond one’s imagination. Regarding such a story, one morally sound aspect about it is that it lacks morality or meaning to it. Extracting facts from a true war story is a daunting task because what seems to happen is what actually occurs. In what is to follow, I will tell one awful true war story. The story begins on Tha Ke Island during a war hiatus. To Bunk and Trench, this is a desperately needed time to get away

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    Tell A True War Story

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    In the chapter “How to Tell a True War Story” a story is told by Mitchell Sanders and how six guys had a mission they were sent on. The mission was supposed to be them sitting a week out in a dug out area so they can listen for enemy movements. When they get up there it had a spooky feeling to it because of the mist just hanging on the mountain top to the point where you couldn’t see past five feet. The guys stayed up there because they had to and it was their mission. They heard things up there

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    Have you ever been hesitant to share a true story because you suspected that it would appear as a fabricated anecdote to your audience? Well, most of the time we add bunch of things or change a true story to make it sound genuine to our audience. We live in a judgmental and complex world where lying has become a part of our daily lives. Because of this habit, it is hard to differentiate the truth from a fabricated lie. Since I was a child, my parents always talked about battle of Adwa and many events

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    ''A true war story is never moral. It does not instruct, nor encourage virtue, nor suggest models of proper human behavior, nor restrain men from doing things men have always done. Why is it so hard to tell a war story? The answer to that will be there is never a moral. There is really nothing to say about a true war story, beside probably ''oh''. A war story does not indulge in abstraction or analysis. If a war story is true your stomach will make you believe. It is almost impossible to tell a true

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    Tell a True War Story" O'Brien was drafted into the army during the Vietnam War. He is telling several stories in different points of views, of things that happened to him and his buddies while at war and on how you or someone else might believe or not believe a true war story. He tells about how his friend dies in three different views. How his friend dies and it looks beautiful, somewhat how is happened and then the true war story. He also tells little stories within the whole Story.

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