what are the reasons the narrator gives for his opposistion to the vietnam war

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In The Things They Carried, we learn the narrator’s opinion on the war in the chapter entitled, “On a Rainy River”. Here we see, a young O’Brien contemplating leaving his home behind and heading for Canada in order to avoid the draft. He goes to live in a cabin up near the Canadian border and can easily cross if he chooses. He had been shocked to receive his draft notice. Up until this point in the war, students were exempt. But now, that was no longer...

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