Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

ENGL B50: The Things They Carried: Welcome

This guide will help students in Professor Besst's class with their project on war-time veterans compared to characters in the book The Things They Carried.


  • Find 2-3 sources on people who have been in a war and the effect it had on them.  People can be from any war or military conflict, past or present.
  • Compare 2-3 real people with 2-3 characters from the book The Things They Carried.

The Things They Carried

The Things They Carried

Confused? Ask a Librarian!

If you need help, use the Ask Us! button for chat, come to the second floor of the library, or email me!


Sondra Keckley's picture
Sondra Keckley