Essays Tagged: "jimmy cross"

"The Things They Carried,' by Tim O'Brien,

nam itself, their lives, and even more. O'Brien highlights these along with special things that Lt. Jimmy Cross carries. He, thus, reveals something of what Cross values. Belongings reflect his charac ... ngibles, but the intangibles had their own mass and specific gravity, they had tangible weight.'Lt. Jimmy Cross carries letters and a pebble from Martha, a girl whom he cares about greatly, but she do ...

(2 pages) 231 0 2.6 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The Things They Carried - Tim O'Brien STUDY NOTES about "In The Field" - includes details about the plot, characters, themes, key quotes and links to other stories

In The FieldPlot:*The soldiers search for the body of Kiowa in the "shit field."*Jimmy Cross blames himself, wonders where he went wrong and writes a letter in his head to Kiowa's f ... e of his ex-girlfriend.*Kiowa is found and proves very difficult to dig out on the field.Characters:Jimmy Cross: - not a good leader -> he just followed orders and camped in the field when he could ... hey were alive and that some one else was dead instead of them.Burdens: - the burden of blame -> Jimmy and Tim blame themselves for Kiowa's death. -> Mitchell Sander's blames Jimmy. -> Norman ...

(2 pages) 130 0 2.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Theme Analysis: "One 16 oz. Analysis- One More Thing to Carry" An essay on Tim O'Brien's "The Things They Carried."

central idea that amongstsociety, it is normal to react to atypical situations in an atypical way. Jimmy Cross, O'Brien's protagonist, was developed to exemplify this atypical reaction. Cross allows ...

(4 pages) 162 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Things They Carried - Tim O'brien

central idea that amongst society, it is normal to react to atypical situations in an atypical way. Jimmy Cross, O'Brien's protagonist, was developed to exemplify this atypical reaction. Cross allows ...

(3 pages) 90 1 5.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

"The Things They Carried" by Tim O'Brian

d the equipment they used, the story follows a plot about a platoon of men lead by First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. In the climax of the story, one of Cross's men, Ted Lavender, wandered into the woods a ... boosting moral and maintaining a connection to their lives back home. For Example, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carried letters and pictures of his desired sweetheart Martha. He was madly in love with ...

(2 pages) 89 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lieutenant Cross' Change of Heart

t through each day and take their minds off the circumstances of the war. However, First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross' love for Martha often occupied his thoughts, and this eventually results in Jimmy chang ... y results in Jimmy changing the way he leads the soldiers under his command in war.First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross is probably the type of lieutenant that every soldier would like to have. He allows the ...

(4 pages) 32 0 4.3 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The things they carried 2

might die" (paragraph 77). The main characters in the story were First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross and Martha, a college student who wrote to him. The story flowed from beginning to end, ... ege student who wrote to him. The story flowed from beginning to end, characterizing the changes in Jimmy Cross as he dealt with his emotions as well as the responsibility to the men in his platoon. I ...

(2 pages) 54 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

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ed States of America. These characters show their own unique way of handling the war. Their leader, Jimmy Cross, has his own way of remembering home and the one he loves. His love for this woman leads ... member in your platoon. Guilt can be put upon a person in charge. Ted Lavender lost his life under Jimmy Cross' supervision. As other people talk to him about the death, Cross ignores the situation.L ...

(2 pages) 282 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

The massacre at My Lai is one of the many

mple and just started killing people. This was not the product of sane individuals.First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross, the commander of Alpha Company in The Things They Carried, was not mentally healthy. Th ...

(4 pages) 824 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

"The Things They Carried" Chapter Analysis

He goes on by saying how numerous figures he deems heroic, such as Abraham Lincoln,, and lieutenant Jimmy Cross are cheering him on and writes "All those eyes on my - the town, the whole universe and ...

(3 pages) 21 0 0.0 May/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

"The Weight of the Things Carried" Book: "The Things They Carried" Author: Tim O'Brien

love, and the responsibility for one another.The thirteen troops of the Alpha Company and their Lt. Jimmy Cross are portrayal of young American soldiers that bear the burden of the physical and metaph ...

(5 pages) 4383 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars