Identify one specific quality of the speaker in "Facing It" by Yusef Komunyakaa, then offer one or more quotes from the poem to support your point.
In Yusef Komunyakaa's poem “Facing It," a quality the narrator demonstrates is, hauntingly, traumatization due to his experience in the Vietnam War. As he stands in front of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, he has a flashback to a harrowing experience in which a mine explodes. He tries to convince himself he is immune to the anger and trauma he feels.
I said I wouldn't, dammit: No tears.
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