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    I need help writing an Essay that deals with a book i read called The Things They Carried. My essay must relate to PTSD related to the characters in the book. I must also use sources on PTSD researched based to relate them to the characters in the book.
    I must also answer this question in the essay:

    Ultimately, what do you believe O'Brien is saying about the nature of war and the nature of human beings in war? Are human beings inevitably violent? Or is there some "saving grace" to our natural disposition even in the most violent of settings?
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    O'Brien is saying about the nature of war and the nature of human beings in war? Are human beings inevitably violent? Or is there some "saving grace" to our natural disposition even in the most violent of settings?

    The book seeks to illustrate the fallacies associated with warfare wherein men who are in their primes and of sound mind, are subjected to inhumanity on levels that cause many of these previously rational men to lose their own humanity as the commonly coined term "war is hell" is prominently represented throughout the book. Throughout this book, it is highlighted, and despite inexplicable atrocities occurring on both sides of the war, there exists those who are able to not only display a degree of compassion and humanity that is akin to Christ, but they are also capable of sacrificing themselves to ensure that others don't experience the long-term guilt and confusion that accompanies seeing others die because of their decisions. The book is quintessentially attempting to portray the human condition as inherently complex wherein even though violence can be an inevitable occurrence as a result of human conflict, there are signs of saving ...

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    An essay for English Comp II is examined. The nature of war ad the nature of human beings in war are examined.

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