Analyze all the literary elements of the story “The things They carried”.The important thing is not only to identify these elements, but also to tell me why they are important to the story. You must quotes from the story (and use MLA in-text citations) to support your points. You can use web sites to help you, but you must document the information with MLA citations. You must include a works cited page. 
Literary Elements (all of which are explained in your work)
Characters (round and flat)
setting (time, place, tone)
Conflict (external and internal)
Point of view
Symbolism (contextual and universal)
Dialogue (if any)
Irony (if any)