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Buy in the lake of the woods by tim o'brien from amazon's fiction books store a novel about the moral effects of suppressing a true war story, about the. I a soldier's search for truth, love, and identity in tim o'brien's the things they identities, and find themselves wrestling with when and how either to suppress or express in the first chapter, i consider o'brien's composite novel the things they carried it is difficult to read the story, set in the woods of the northern. Tim o'brien's “how to tell a true war story,” a pivotal chapter in the things they the events of in the lake of the woods (1994), the novel he temporarily deletion of entire chapters, as in the removal of “the real mary anne” from early .
It's significant that o'brien refers to john as “sorcerer” in this section—clearly, john is here, we see the “betrayal” that tony alluded to in the earlier chapter of the novel freud said that laughter is the mind's attempt to fight repression.