Die Heuning Pot Literature Guide
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The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Characters

The Slim, Dead, Dainty Young Man of About Twenty

Character Analysis

Despite the fact that we know absolutely nothing about the young man's life beyond his physical description and the place that he dies, he still plays an essential role in the book, one that you should check out in "Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory."

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