The Things They Carried

What do you think O’Brien means by this? In your explanation of this quote, and this chapter,

• What does O’Brien mean by truth?

• Why can’t a true war story be moral?

• How does this notion of truth affect the previous chapters in the novel?

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You need to submit your questions separately. I can do truth first. Truth is about getting past the facts and into the fiction, that is where the soul of lies,

"That's what fiction is for. It's for getting at the truth when the truth isn't sufficient for the truth.”