This song represents this novel very well because it is about writing letters home from a war. Throughout the book Birdy writes many letters to his Uncle and to his parents.
This song represents the job of Birdy's Civil Affairs unit in Iraq. They are trying to find the love of the Iraqi people people. They have trouble getting the love of the people because of what their government did to them.
This song represents the struggles and changes Birdy goes through in Iraq. Early in the book he is struggling to come to terms with being at war, but he changes to understand why and what he has to do.
This song represents the friendship the friendship that Birdy's unit develops throughout the novel. The are willing to die for each and Jonesy ends up giving his life.
This song represents this novel because it shows what it is like to be an American soldier. It shows what American soldiers have to go through on a regular basis.