Degree Type

Thesis (Campus Access Only)

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Date Information

May 2014

Department

English

First Advisor

Lisa Mulman

Second Advisor

Stephenie Young

Abstract

Unlike most male authors of traditional war literature, Tim O'Brien includes women in the experience of war in The Things They Carried by creating complex female characters who are as changed by the Vietnam War as the soldiers themselves.

Department

English

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

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