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The Things They Carried

Summary: "The Things They Carried" is the story about Cross's company, Alpha company, in the US army and what his fellow soldiers used to carry in war on their missions. The things they carried were according to the preference and size of each and every soldier in the company.
Medha Kaushik

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"The things they carried"

The things they carried revolves around the protagonist named Jim cross who also looks like the name given to the author of the story .The name Jim cross which Tim O Brien has used to mention his own experience in the war .Author used a term called as magical truth which is more true than the real truth .Magical truth is the story truth which Brien has made from his experiences because he is also a veteran from Vietnam war. The things they carried is the story about Cross's company, Alpha company, in the US army and what his fellow soldiers used to carry in war on their missions. The things they carried were according to the preference and size of each and every soldier in the company.

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