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full_JJ
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,_,
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,_,
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almost_RB
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america_NP
._.
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a_DT
young_JJ
man_NN
(_(
private_JJ
joker_NN
,_,
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matthew_NP
modine_JJ
)_)
during_IN
his_PP$
tour_NN
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the_DT
vietnam_NP
war_NN
._.
however_RB
,_,
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audience_NN
an_DT
insight_NN
into_IN
combat_NN
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seen_VBN
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:_:
boot_NN
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._.
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be_BE
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part_NN
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this_DT
three_CD
act_NN
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,_,
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the_DT
later_RBR
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to_TO
be_BE
equally_RB
stunning_JJ
._.
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platoon_NN
,_,
full_JJ
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jacket_NN
gets_VBZ
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to_IN
a_DT
quick_JJ
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._.
the_DT
opening_NN
sequence_NN
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the_DT
initiation_NN
for_IN
the_DT
recruits_NNS
,_,
which_WDT
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their_PP$
heads_NNS
shaved_VBN
._.
from_IN
there_RB
,_,
they_PP
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at_IN
attention_NN
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the_DT
extremely_RB
hard_JJ
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punishing_VBG
sergeant_NN
hartman_NN
,_,
played_VBD
extremely_RB
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the_DT
former_DT
drill_NN
instructor_NN
r_NN
._.
lee_NP
ermey_NP
._.
apparently_RB
,_,
the_DT
solution_NN
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the_DT
perfect_JJ
man_NN
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play_NN
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the_DT
movies_NNS
,_,
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ermey_NP
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character_NN
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will_MD
make_VB
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thank_VB
whomever_WP
that_CS
you_PP
were_BED
never_RB
subjected_VBN
to_IN
such_DT
horrible_JJ
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._.
private_JJ
joker_NN
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off_IN
on_IN
the_DT
wrong_JJ
foot_NN
with_IN
the_DT
sergeant_NN
,_,
as_CS
does_DOZ
the_DT
large_JJ
bodied_JJ
private_JJ
leonard_NP
lawrence_NP
(_(
vincent_NP
d'onofrio_NP
)_)
,_,
whom_WP
is_BEZ
dubbed_VBN
'gomer_NN
pyle_???
'_"
by_IN
sgt_???
._.
hartman_NN
._.
the_DT
film_NN
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continually_RB
narrated_VBN
by_IN
private_JJ
joker_NN
,_,
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which_WDT
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his_PP$
visions_NNS
on_IN
what_WDT
is_BEZ
going_VBG
on_IN
._.
the_DT
entire_JJ
corps_NN
,_,
although_CS
repeatedly_RB
hammered_VBN
by_IN
sgt_???
._.
hartman_NN
,_,
continues_VBZ
on_IN
._.
private_JJ
pyle_???
,_,
however_RB
,_,
seems_VBZ
to_IN
be_BE
the_DT
rag_NN
doll_NN
for_IN
the_DT
drill_NN
instructor_NN
._.
he_PP
continually_RB
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the_DT
worst_JJS
punishment_NN
and_CC
humiliation_NN
,_,
and_CC
it_PP
basically_RB
does_DOZ
not_XNOT
stop_VB
._.
that_CS
is_BEZ
,_,
until_CS
sgt_???
._.
hartman_NN
comes_VBZ
up_RP
with_IN
a_DT
new_JJ
plan_NN
._.
he_PP
will_MD
punish_VB
the_DT
rest_NN
of_IN
the_DT
soon-to-be-marines_NNS
for_IN
pyle_???
's_NNS
goof-ups_NNS
,_,
even_RB
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joker_NN
was_BEDZ
assigned_VBN
to_IN
help_NN
him_PP
out_RP
in_IN
the_DT
best_JJS
way_NN
he_PP
can_MD
._.
pyle_???
then_RB
receives_VBZ
punishment_NN
from_IN
his_PP$
fellow_NN
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,_,
and_CC
things_NNS
take_VB
a_DT
turn_NN
for_IN
the_DT
worst_JJS
._.
pyle_???
proves_VBZ
that_CS
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everyone_PN
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emotionally_RB
,_,
physically_RB
,_,
and_CC
mentally_RB
cut_VB
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for_IN
the_DT
life_NN
of_IN
a_DT
marine_JJ
._.
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graduation_NP
,_,
joker_NN
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sent_VBN
over_IN
to_IN
the_DT
height_NN
of_IN
the_DT
action_NN
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order_NN
to_IN
document_NN
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war_NN
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is_BEZ
his_PP$
service_NN
._.
he_PP
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not_XNOT
a_DT
member_NN
of_IN
the_DT
infantry_NN
,_,
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it_PP
is_BEZ
unclear_JJ
if_CS
he_PP
will_MD
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actually_RB
find_VB
himself_PPX
in_IN
combat_NN
._.
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he_PP
sets_VBZ
out_RP
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a_DT
documenting_NN
mission_NN
,_,
this_DT
question_NN
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very_RB
clear_JJ
from_IN
the_DT
start_NN
._.
joker_NN
joins_VBZ
up_RP
with_IN
a_DT
platoon_NN
,_,
along_IN
with_IN
his_PP$
hometown_JJ
friend_NN
cowboy_NN
(_(
arliss_NP
howard_NP
)_)
,_,
and_CC
follows_VBZ
their_PP$
everyday_JJ
actions_NNS
,_,
interviewing_VBG
and_CC
filmming_VBG
them_PP
along_IN
the_DT
way_NN
._.
he_PP
also_RB
soon_RB
finds_VBZ
himself_PPX
in_IN
a_DT
position_NN
in_IN
which_WDT
he_PP
must_MD
fight_VB
,_,
or_CC
die_VB
._.
again_RB
,_,
as_CS
in_IN
the_DT
tradition_NN
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vietnam_NP
war_NN
films_NNS
,_,
full_JJ
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be_BE
debated_VBN
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to_IN
whether_CS
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anti-war_JJ
film_NN
or_CC
not_XNOT
._.
a_DT
few_DT
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the_DT
more_DT
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scenes_NNS
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the_DT
end_NN
will_MD
leave_VB
you_PP
to_IN
decide_VB
._.
full_JJ
metal_NN
jacket_NN
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extremely_RB
well_RB
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documenting_VBG
the_DT
life_NN
of_IN
a_DT
young_JJ
man_NN
in_IN
vietnam_NP
,_,
as_CS
have_HV
others_NNS
in_IN
the_DT
past_NN
._.
this_DT
film_NN
,_,
in_IN
different_JJ
ways_NNS
,_,
also_RB
can_MD
be_BE
viewed_VBN
as_IN
more_DT
powerful_JJ
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others_NNS
._.
that_CS
,_,
again_RB
,_,
is_BEZ
up_RP
for_IN
debate_NN
and_CC
depends_VBZ
on_IN
your_PP$
opinion_NN
._.
one_CD
thing_NN
is_BEZ
for_IN
sure_JJ
,_,
however_RB
;_;
no_DT
one_CD
ever_RB
wants_VBZ
to_IN
experience_NN
the_DT
absolute_JJ
hell_NN
that_CS
these_DT
soldiers_NNS
are_BER
subjected_VBN
to_IN
._.
unfortunately_RB
,_,
many_DT
did_DOD
._.
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