Brief Question Answer
What is symbolic of the way the narrator gives great details about how much things weigh that the soldiers carry? Why does O'Brien include so many descriptions? What is Jimmy Cross's major conflict and how does it affect what he does in the end? What is O'Brien trying to say about "war" and love? Are these two things compatible? What's O'Brien's point? Use elements of fiction (characters, setting, plot, language, symbolism, etc.) to elaborate. Write about 300-600 words.