The Things They Carried

How does this chapter reflect a theme of survival?

Ambush

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The chapter, Ambush, serves to explain why Tim is driven to write war stories. He killed a man, who was no threat to him. It wasn't an act of valor or bravery, but rather, simply an automatic reaction to intense, irrational fear.... a desire to survive.

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The Things They Carried