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If I Die in a Combat Zone, Box Me Up and Ship Me Home Test | Final Test - Hard

Tim O'Brien
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Final Test - Hard

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This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following ways is not one of the ways O'Brien and Bates get through the holidays?



2. What happens to Alpha Company as they are half way across the marsh?



3. Courage without wisdom is what, according to O'Brien's interpretation of Plato?



4. Who orders the village to be searched after they find a Viet Cong rifle?



5. Which of the following is not an accurate description of guerrilla warfare?



Essay Topics

Write an essay expressing your own personal feelings about O'Brien's experience in Vietnam in relation to his own feelings. How has your understanding of the Vietnam war changed? In what ways can you relate to how O'Brien felt during his time in the war?

Write an essay describing in what way you believe O'Brien demonstrated courage. Do you believe he would characterize the same events as courageous? Why or why not? Use specific examples from the text.

Write a letter to a congressman penned by O'Brien after he returned to America from his tour in Vietnam. Be sure to include his strong feelings, beliefs and reasons behind these beliefs and feelings.

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