The Things They Carried

What does Tim the narrator say the role o the stories is ?

chapter 2 and 3

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Stories are for joining the past to the future. Stories are for those late hours in the night when you can't remember how you got from where you were to where you are. Stories are for eternity, when memory is erased, when there is nothing to remember except the story.


The Things They Carried