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The Things They Carried Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. In Tim O'Brien's novel, The Things They Carried, the narrator discusses courage as a kind of _____.

Question 2 2. In Tim O'Brien's 'The Man I Killed', what is part of the backstory Tim invents for the dead Vietnamese soldier?

Question 3 3. Why does Lieutenant Jimmy Cross initially feel guilt about Kiowa's death in 'In the Field', one of the stories in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried?

Question 4 4. Tim O'Brien's literary sensibility can best be described as:

Question 5 5. In the final chapter of The Things They Carried, the narrator reflects on narrative's capacity to _____.

Question 6 6. The state of South Vietnam was officially created in 1954 during which of the following meetings?

Question 7 7. In chapter eight of The Things They Carried, the narrator explains that people tend to become _____ over the dead.

Question 8 8. In the fourth chapter of Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, what summer job does Tim O'Brien have?

Question 9 9. In The Things They Carried, Tim O'Brien uses this formal device:

Question 10 10. What was the most prominent reason cited for banning the book in George County, Mississippi?

Question 11 11. In The Things They Carried, what does Norman Bowker yearn to do?

Question 12 12. In chapter 3, the men get the help of a 'poppa-san' in order to _____.

Question 13 13. In The Things They Carried, Mary Ann's initial ignorance about Vietnam serves as a symbol of what?

Question 14 14. Which of the following sentences uses 'lucid' correctly?

Question 15 15. In Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried, the narrator claims that all soldiers carry _____ around with them.

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