The Question and Answer section for The Things They Carried is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
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Much of this section has to do with the effect on Vietnam on Mary Jane. The men initially sexualize her, there are not many women in this book, as the "girl next door" to a sort of killer. She is blurring the line of recognizable gender roles. She...
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