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The main thesis of the discussion is keeping the war firmly in minds and passing it from one generation to another. The war should be in the minds of people as it gives a reason the war took place and helps in keeping the heroes who lost their lives alive. The loss of lives should educate individuals on the importance of living in peace and harmony as well as it provides the need to protect the dignity of the heroes. The narrator of the story should have the skill of narrating the story in a special way creating the picture into the minds of the audience.
The thesis adequately provides enough information to assist in making an opinion from the draft. The achievements that the soldiers had from the war and the negative factors that the soldiers as well had encounter in the process of the war and after fighting. From the thesis, it is clear that a significant number of soldiers lost their lives and dear friends. In addition, the soldiers had the possession of condoms, cigarettes, lighters and cakes from the same war. According to the thesis in the provision, it is possible to create a precise opinion due to the availability of adequate necessary information. In order to make the thesis firmer, discussing on the weapons and strategies that the soldiers made use of would greatly help strengthening the thesis than it is now. However, including information on the means of getting food and shelter to hide from the intensive adverse conditions of the war can assist in developing more focus on the thesis.
The information that the draft addresses includes, the challenges that soldiers faced in the war in Vietnam. From the draft, it is clear that the loss of life is the major effect that the soldiers had to cope with until the end of the war. The mental challenge also affects the soldiers due to the fear of loss of life and witnessing the death of their comrades in the
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The entire book is about experiences that these soldiers, led by Tim O’Brien went through, which included tangible as well as intangible important elements. These included emotions and feelings like fear, dread and guilt, as well as the kind of machines and guns which formed an inherent part of their routine lives in the War.
Each character thinks of their home, including family members and sweethearts, when the reality of their experience gets too much for them. This paper examines the character of Mary Ann Bell and other women, showing what influence they have on the men, and how the men construct these women in their imaginations while they are far from home.
The existence of blame is associated with a person’s sense of responsibility. Thus, in everyday life, blame is commonly present as what had been represented by the characters in the book during the death of one of them. Although it is inevitable to feel blame, letting it take over a person’s decision making is unproductive.
On the other hand, the theme of abstract versus concrete talking on the things and events in the story is especially highlighted throughout the book. It is done to imply the idea of what soldiers carried in Vietnam. In this vein, it is possible to suppose different equipment with them.
These include; Crane’s experience at the sea where he nearly drowned, and O’brien’s experiences as a soldier enlisted to fight for his country. Both authors address various themes in their books, however, of all the themes; death prevails and persists throughout the book.
The author presents himself as a Protagonist based on complicated fiction in the form of an autobiography. To fully praise the quality of writing, the readers must first realize that the story is fictional rather than based on historical accounts (O'Brien, n.p.).