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  • Tim Obrien War Books Analysis

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    another number, and not even be phased. A case of this situation would be, "You scrambled his sorry self, look at that, you did, you laid him out like Shredded fuckin' Wheat" (O'Brien 2). However while this statement was being recited, an emotionless Tim stared blankly at young man whose life he himself had just taken. As he look at the young mans body he began to tell himself the story of the young man's life. "He had been born, maybe, in 1946 in the village on My Khe…He was not a Communist. He was

  • Wilfred Owen's Dulce Et Decorum Est, Tim OBrien's The Things They Carried, and Siegfried Sassoon's Suicide in the Trenches

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    Wilfred Owen's Dulce Et Decorum Est, Tim OBrien's The Things They Carried, and Siegfried Sassoon's Suicide in the Trenches Many war pieces express a distinct sense of truth, hatred, and anger that can be found in the style, tone, and imagery they possess. Incredible images are created in ones mind as war writings are read and heard. Works written by such writers as Siegfried Sassoon, Wilfred Owen, and Tim OBrien really reach out to the audience by way of the authors choice of words and images

  • The Things They Carried by Tim OBrien

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    of Tonkin Resolution." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2014. . "How the US Got Involved." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2014. . Neiman, David. "Battlefield: Vietnam." PBS. PBS Online, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2014. . O'Brien, Tim. The Things They Carried. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1990. Print. "Overview of the Vietnam War." Digital History. Digital History, n.d. Web. 20 Mar. 2014. .

  • Coping Mechanisms in Tim O'Brien's The Things They Carried

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    During the Vietnam war, soldiers were not exposed to the traditional coping mechanisms of our American society, as illustrated in Tim Obrien's The Things They Carried. These men were forced to discover and invent new ways to deal with the pressures of war, using only their resources while in the Vietnamese jungle. It was not possible for any soldier to carry many items or burdens with them, but if something was a necessity, a way was found to carry it, and coping mechanisms were a necessity

  • War and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in The Things They Carried by Tim Obrien

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    traumatized from the very beginning of being in war. It’s without a doubt difficult to deal with this but there are some ways where soldiers are able to cope with being psychologically traumatized as well as physical burdens that they have been carrying. In Tim O’Brien’s entitled The Things They Carried, he describes to us a diverse group of people whom he met throughout the throughout his tour that has their own approach on coping with the harsh environment of the Vietnam War. There are numerous things that

  • Toy Story Report

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    STAR COMMAND “To infinity and beyond!!!” External Analysis Toy Story is a movie series that targets young children, specifically those under the age of 6. This places an emphasis on targeting parents who are in household life cycles that involve young children. These HLC’s that incorporate children are Full Nest I, Single Parent I, and Delayed Full Nest I. Since the birthday requires a bit of discretionary income, the Toy Story Birthday Party will concentrate on the HLC’s that involve couples

  • “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”: Washington Irving's Story vs. Tim Burton's Movie

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    Not only is there a written story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”, but in 1999 director Tim Burton created a movie “Sleepy Hollow” loosely based off of the well-known story. The names of the characters and the site of the town are consistent with the story but that is where the similarities between the movie and the story end. Although there are differences between the film and the story, Tim Burton’s version is successful in creating a film of a ghost story that takes place in

  • Tim Burton's Batman: Critical Analysis

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    Tim Burton’s Batman received a wide variety of reviews from critics and fans, alike. The majority of viewers enjoyed Burton’s take on the classic tale, while others did not appreciate the slight modifications on the original plot. A major difference Burton incorporated in the film was the overall dark tone, contrasting previous superhero movies. Unfortunately, this decision also brought Burton a lot of criticism; while many fans welcomed his new ideas, some did not like seeing Batman, a comic book

  • Burton

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    Director Tim Burton has led an interesting life, dealing with fantasy, versus reality. Or, what is normal and abnormal. Burtons very unique style of directing has been put throughout his Hollywood produced movies using cinematic techniques such as sound/music, camera shots, and color. These techniques were used in Burtons popular movies such as “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, “Edward Scissorhands”, and “Alice in Wonderland”, “Nightmare before Christmas”, and many more. In Tim Burton’s films

  • Tim Burton Style Analysis Essay

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    Unusual. This is one of a million words, describing Tim Burton’s style of directing. His movies are out of the way, and off the beaten path. Most of which follow the journey of a character, that’s out of there element. Such as, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, “Alice in Wonderland”, and many others. The tones of the movies are dark and weary, as a replay of his upbringing. In his movies, he highlights the characters by using cinematic techniques to make the character seem

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