The Things They Carried

The phrase that inspires these two chapters is normally characterized as “friends and enemies.” Why does O'Brien(the author) reverse this traditonal order when sequencing these chapters?

In Chapter 6 "Friends" and Chapter 5 "Enemies"

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He reverses their traditional order because the two men actually later become friends.


The Things They Carried