Help with Questions to The Things They Carried: Night Life (pages 219-224)
Night Life (pages 219-224)
1. Before Rat was transferred to Japan, he began to lose his cool. What was happening at this point in the war for Alpha Company? How was he reacting to the current events?
2. What is unusual about Rat’s reactions to seeing a liver that he describes as scary?
3. How did Rat get hurt? What do you think the reasons for this happening were? Explain why Rat would do what he did? Why didn’t more soldiers do what Rat Kiley did to escape the war?