How should we interpret the Misfit’s line in reference to the
Grandmother that “she would have been a good person if someone had been there to shoot her every second
of her life?” OR
(O’Brien: “How To Tell a True War Story”) The narrator tells us “In war you lose your sense of the definite,
hence your sense of truth itself, and therefore it’s safe to say that in a true war story nothing is ever absolutely
true.” What is the value of this notion for a reader?