The Things They Carried Writing Assignment
Go back and look at the style/ideas/ theme of the Post Modern literary movement. How does this excerpt from The Things They Carried reflect at least 2 of the elements of that literary movement? You will write 2 paragraphs in which you connect 2 different Post-Modern elements/aspects to this story. You must have at least 2 pieces of textual evidence in each paragraph.
Paragraph 1 can be about the common theme of the anti-hero. You need to explain how this is seen in the story and then give two quotes from the story to support your interpretation.
Paragraph 2 might be about stream of concsiousness writing, which you will need to explain and show how it is depicted in this story, using two quotes from the excerpt to support your ideas.