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The Things They Carried


Word Count: 360Approx Pages: 1

The Things They Carried In Tim O'Briens story, "The Things They Carried," the name "Jimmy Cross" also symbolizes the cross that he bears with his distracting thoughts of Martha, Ted Lavenders death and the responsibility for the safety of his men. ... First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carried his thoughts ...

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The Things They Carried


Word Count: 897Approx Pages: 4

In the short story "œThe Things They Carried" Tim O"Brien faces Jimmy Cross with the problem of surviving while fighting in Vietnam. ... " Because of Martha Jimmy cross could not let go. ... Jimmy Cross needed to figure out a way to stop the wasting of precious lives and start saving some. ... Jimmy could not have...

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Things They Carried


Word Count: 440Approx Pages: 2

Jimmy Cross is the designated leader. ... Jimmy Cross will not be able to forget about Martha, and that he is not an effective military leader. ... Cross carries are different than the rest of the men. ... "œLieutenant Cross carries two photographs of Martha" (O"Brien 420). ... The pictures and small gifts from Martha are ...

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Jimmy Buffet


Word Count: 798Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

This shows that Jimmy Buffet is able to cross-over from his style of music to other types such as country. ... After Jimmy recorded these two albums his career really took off. ... Eventually Jimmy Buffet established a band in 1972 called Jimmy Buffet and The Coral Reefers. ... At Tweeter Center in Tinley Park, Jimmy Buffet played two live shows....

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The Things They Carried By Tim O\'brien


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Tough Love in "œThe Things They Carried," by Tim O"Brien In Tim O"Briens "œThe Things They Carried," O"Brien describes the blind obsession of Lieutenant Jimmy Cross for a young girl named Martha, a junior at Mount Sebastian College in New Jersey. ... As a result of Cross"s negligenc...

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The things they carried by tim o\'brien


Word Count: 517Approx Pages: 2Has Bibliography

Tough Love in "œThe Things They Carried," by Tim O"Brien In Tim O"Briens "œThe Things They Carried," O"Brien describes the blind obsession of Lieutenant Jimmy Cross for a young girl named Martha, a junior at Mount Sebastian College in New Jersey. ....

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The Things They Carried


Word Count: 1022Approx Pages: 4

It is a fictional account of an American officer, Lieutenant Jimmy Cross, and his soldiers serving in Vietnam. ... The main character in this story is Lieutenant Jimmy Cross, who is a 22-year-old Army officer from New Jersey. ... " Jimmy is in love with Martha, a girl back home. ... "œLieutenant Cross felt the pain. ... She&#...

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A Lovestruck Officer Becomes Dehumanized in Tim O’Brien’s “T


Word Count: 480Approx Pages: 2Has Bibliography

Tim O"Brien"s "œThe Things They Carried" tells the story of First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross and how his love for a woman and the death of one of his men ultimately lead to his dehumanization. ... Cross often wonders if Martha is a virgin. It is obvious that Cross has an obsession with Martha. ... Cross leads his m...

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Things They Carried


Word Count: 857Approx Pages: 3

One of the main characters Ted Lavender is killed (which is revealed near the end of the story) due to his Lieutenant Jimmy Cross" fantasizing about Martha a girl he loves who does not love him back. ... Cross" fascination with Martha and Ted Lavender"s death. ... Lieutenant Jimmy Cross has a fascination (or obsession) with Martha...

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8 Mile


Word Count: 808Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

Jimmy is an aspiring white rapper from the white side of 8 Mile Road. Often during his journey in the movie he crosses over the divider and into a territory where he becomes the minority. ... Many scenes involved racial slurs towards Jimmy and every battle had them. ... The leader of the Free World, Papa Doc, battles Jimmy in the final sc...

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Fallen Angels


Word Count: 447Approx Pages: 2

In "œThe Things They Carried" by Tim O"Brien, the most important character is a Lieutenant Jimmy Cross. Throughout the story Lieutenant Cross deals with many different problems mentally and physically that hinders him to do his job as a leader. ... Cross talks about Martha and how much he loves her. ... Cross was devastated....

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The Things They Carried


Word Count: 841Approx Pages: 3

"œThe Things They Carried" In the short story "œThe Things They Carried" Tim O"Brien faces Jimmy Cross with the problem of surviving while fighting in Vietnam. ... Because of Martha, Jimmy Cross could not let go. ... Jimmy Cross needed to figure out a way to stop the wasting of precious lives and start saving som...

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The Things they Carried


Word Count: 519Approx Pages: 2Has Bibliography

"œThe Things They Carried," Tim O"Brien First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross was an officer in the United States army during the Vietnam War. ... Lieutenant Cross carried letters she had written, photographs of her, and a good luck charm she had sent to him on his missions. ... This was a turning point in&...

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The Thing They Carried


Word Count: 1691Approx Pages: 7Has Bibliography

Jimmy Cross was the leader and in charge of the platoon; therefore, he carried more equipment than others including a compass, code books, maps, and binoculars. ... Many years later, Jimmy Cross and Tim O"Brien meet up and talk about the war and what has happened since. ... Jimmy Cross and Tim O"Brien both carried the ability and&#...

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Analysis of The Things They Carried


Word Count: 459Approx Pages: 2Has Bibliography

Jimmy Cross, is a good example. Fantasy represents setting through the love letters that Jimmy Cross carries. ... After Lavender dies, Jimmy Cross has a profound change and is all business. Cross sacrifices his love and fantasy for Martha for the protection and safety of his men. ... At this point, Jimmy Cross understood. ...

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Jimmy Doolittle


Word Count: 2175Approx Pages: 9

Jimmy Doolittle Tokyo"s citizens felt secure eventho at war; Radio Tokyo assured the people they and Emperor Hirohito were safe from enemy attacks Kamikaze mystique constituted a spiritual fortress around the Japanese homeland. ... " Plane #1 Doolittle and crew, watched by others to make sure takeoff really possible Task Force 16"s...

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Jimmy Doolittle


Word Count: 2175Approx Pages: 9

Jimmy Doolittle Tokyo"s citizens felt secure eventho at war; Radio Tokyo assured the people they and Emperor Hirohito were safe from enemy attacks Kamikaze mystique constituted a spiritual fortress around the Japanese homeland. ... " Plane #1 Doolittle and crew, watched by others to make sure takeoff really possible Task Force 16"s...

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The Vietnam War Experience


Word Count: 689Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

First Lieutenant Jimmy Cross is changed by the death of one of the soldiers under his command, Ted Lavender. ... Cross becomes emotional. ... Cross decides the situation will never repeat itself. ... " All of this so another man will not die, leaving his blood on Jimmy Cross"s hands. Cross"s feelings for his belove...

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The Things They Carried


Word Count: 461Approx Pages: 2Has Bibliography

"As a first lieutenant and platoon leader, Jimmy Cross carried a compass, maps, code books, binoculars, and a .45(c) caliber pistol that weighed 2.9 pounds full loaded" (O"Brien 962). ... Jimmy Cross had to rely on his memories and fantasies of Martha to get him through this frightening ordeal and he "œhumped"...

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The Things They Carried


Word Count: 922Approx Pages: 4Has Bibliography

In one segment of the story, it reads, "œAs a first lieutenant and platoon leader, Jimmy Cross carried a compass, maps, code books, binoculars, and a .45 caliber pistol that weighed 2.9 pounds fully loaded... An example of this writing is found when the main character thinks about the women he was after: "œJimmy Cross hump...

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The Things they Carried


Word Count: 644Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

Jimmy Cross felt the emotion of love, and even though Martha did not love him, the circumstance that he was in made him really think she loved him. ... Jimmy Cross carried a picture of Martha and letters she wrote to him. Jimmy Cross also carried the pebble Martha sent to him from the Jersey shore. ...

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The Things They Carried: Weighing In


Word Count: 806Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

This is first shown when Lieutenant Jimmy Cross expresses his love for Martha. ... Cross gets informed of the death of Ted Lavender, one of his men. ... So Cross begins to realize his love for Martha will never be returned. ... Cross attempts this to try to better himself as a soldier, but O'Brien leaves it up in the air as...

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The things they carried


Word Count: 1574Approx Pages: 6Has Bibliography

Jim Cross, the platoon leader carried photos and letters from a girl back in America, Martha. ... We know that "œthe letters from Martha, Jimmy Cross"s love, weighed 10 ounces" (2), but we don"t know how much Martha meant for Jimmy Cross, and even Cross doesn"t even know until Ted Lavender gets shot, and Jimmy&...

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The Soldier And The Stone


Word Count: 668Approx Pages: 3Has Bibliography

Jimmy Cross is the central character in this third-person narrative recollection of the Vietnam War. ... Another image was Jimmy being separated from Martha, like the sea is to the land. ... Possibly Martha somehow knows that all Jimmy does is think about her. ... Jimmy also felt guilty over the death of his friend Ted Lavender. ... Near&...

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The Burdens They Carried


Word Count: 1179Approx Pages: 5

Lieutenant Jimmy Cross carries all of the standard issue gear and also letters from Martha (435). ... Nobody wants to die especially in the war and Lieutenant Cross is no different. Cross is shown as a caring person through the things that he carries. ... They all also carry the fear of dying which Cross and Lavender carried as well...

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