The Things They Carried
The Things They Carried
by Tim O'Brien

The Things They Carried: Themes (For the Most Part) True or False

1. Something isn't true unless it -> Feels true
2. Tim tells stories about people telling stories. This is what theme? -> Foreignness and the Other
3. Soldiers fear and loathe -> Weakness
4. The antidote to physical and moral weakness is -> Courage
5. The characters are haunted by -> Guilt