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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 itFeels true
2. Tim tells stories about people telling stories. This is what theme?Foreignness and the Other
3. Soldiers fear and loatheWeakness
4. The antidote to physical and moral weakness isCourage
5. The characters are haunted byGuilt

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