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The Things They Carried

by

Tim O'Brien

First published: 1990

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Table of Contents

Literary Elements

Setting
Character List
Conflict
Short Summary (Synopsis)
Themes
Mood
Tim O'Brien - Biography
Literary / Historical Information


Chapter Summaries with Notes / Analysis
Chapter 1: The Things They Carried
Chapter 2: Love
Chapter 3: Spin
Chapter 4: On the Rainy River
Chapter 5: Enemies
Chapter 6: Friends
Chapter 7: How To Tell a True War Story
Chapter 8: The Dentist
Chapter 9: The Sweetheart of Song Tra Bong
Chapter 10: Stockings
Chapter 11: Church
Chapter 12: The Man I Killed
Chapter 13: Ambush
Chapter 14: Style
Chapter 15: Speaking of Courage
Chapter 16: Notes
Chapter 17: In the Field
Chapter 18: Good Form
Chapter 19: Field Trip
Chapter 20: The Ghost Soldiers
Chapter 21: Night Life
Chapter 22: The Lives of the Dead


Overall Analysis
Character Analysis
Plot Structure Analysis
Themes - Theme Analysis
Point of View
Quotations - Important Quotes and Analysis
Symbolism / Motifs / Imagery / Metaphors / Symbols
Key Facts


Questions
Study Questions / Multiple Choice Quiz
Answer Key
Essay Topics / Book Report Ideas



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