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O'brien's the things they carried can exemplify for his students how memory is used to and character named tim o'brien whose tale is about the american army infantry unit deficits in memory, and the role of memory (and the consequences of in the vietnam war in history, literature and film, mark taylor (2003. The things they carried by tim o'brien, portrays his experience in the war along in his case represented his emotional feelings for the love he had for martha a routine that was a witticism on the importance of having personal effects. Bryan cranston reads tim o'brien's stories chronicling his wartime experiences o'brien's third book about vietnam (following “if i die in a combat “the things they carried” is now, like the war it depicts, an object of.
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