The Things They Carried

thesis for the things they carried story truth and happening truth


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As a writer, O'Brien explains that his fiction is based on the idea that "story-truth is truer sometimes than happening-truth." Fiction allows O'Brien to explore various versions of the truth. Fiction allows O'Brien the artistic licence to explore the truth in greater and more vivid detail.