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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

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