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Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
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Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
Fiction as truth
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Fiction as truth

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The Things They Carried Chapter 5

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  • Aaron Bohrod, War Artist
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    1. Fiction as Truth“Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
    2. What “truth” may betold by this painting? American Gothic Grant Wood, 1930
    3. Is this painting fiction or truth? The Problem We All Live With Norman Rockwell 1963
    4. Truth or Fiction? V-J Day in Times Square 1945
    5. Are there elements of fiction in this photograph? “Migrant Mother” Dorthea Lange (1936)
    6. What “truth” does this print tell us about Marilyn Monroe? Marilyn Monroe pop art Andy Warhol (1967)
    7. What story do thefollowing covers fromLIFE magazine tell?
    8. LIFE, 1944LIFE, 1944
    9. Aaron Bohrod,War ArtistApril 30, 1945
    10. General Patton Jan. 1945General Patton Jan. 1945
    11. “A true war story is never moral. It doesnot instruct, nor encourage virtue, norsuggest models of proper human behavior,nor restrain men from doing things menhave always done.” Tim O’Brien• Do the covers from LIFE Magazine duringWWII tell a “true war story”? Explain.
    12. The Story of the Vietnam Waras told through the covers of LIFE Magazine
    13. Kent StateKent State
    14. “A true war story is never moral. It doesnot instruct, nor encourage virtue, norsuggest models of proper human behavior,nor restrain men from doing things menhave always done.” Tim O’Brien• Do the covers from LIFE Magazine duringThe Vietnam War tell a “true war story”?Explain.
    15. “In a true war story, ifthere’s a moral at all,it’s like the thread thatmakes the cloth. Youcan’t tease it out. Youcan’t extract themeaning withoutunraveling the deepermeaning. And in theend, really, there’snothing much to sayabout a true war story,except maybe ‘Oh.’”-Tim O’Brien

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