Araby and The Things They Carried

Most stories have some sort of theme or plot that usually can relate to a reader in their real lives; then again, some stories are pointless as can be. The things that are used in all literature though, are literary techniques. Some stories even share similar techniques, as shown in Araby by James Joyce and … Read more

C The Things They Carried

Tim O’Brien’s The Things They Carried is not a novel about the Vietnam War. It is a story about the soldiers and their experiences and emotions that are brought about from the war. O’Brien makes several statements about war through these dynamic characters. He shows the violent nature of soldiers under the pressures of war, … Read more