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The Things They Carried Study Guide

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This ''The Things They Carried'' Study Guide course is the simplest way to master the novel ''The Things They Carried''. This course fosters quick memory and comprehension by teaching the essential topics in a simple and fun lesson format. The lessons each take around five minutes to complete, and they're paired with practice quizzes to test and reinforce the information you've just learned.
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5 chapters in The Things They Carried Study Guide

Ch 1. The Things They Carried Synopsis & Context {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[190195].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Things They Carried: Summary, Characters & Themes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18860].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18860].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Tim O'Brien: Biography & Quotes Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190197].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190197].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Elements of a Short Story Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115756].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115756].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Things They Carried: Setting & Genre Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190199].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190199].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Historical Context for The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190201].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190201].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Vietnam War: Causes, Conflicts & Effects Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8562].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8562].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Post-War Issues: Aftereffects of the Vietnam War on the U.S. Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18683].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[18683].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Literary Criticism of The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190203].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190203].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Why Is The Things They Carried Banned? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190205].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190205].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Loss of Innocence in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190231].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190231].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Things They Carried: Short Story Analysis Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Literary Devices in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190211].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190211].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Analysis of the Themes in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190213].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190213].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Symbols in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190215].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190215].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Things They Carried Point Of View Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190217].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190217].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Writing Style in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190219].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190219].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Imagery in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190221].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190221].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Motifs in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190223].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190223].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Irony in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190225].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190225].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Conflict in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Role of Women in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190229].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190229].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - The Things They Carried Vocabulary Flashcards
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Lesson 1 - Tim O'Brien in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190235].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190235].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Rat Kiley in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190237].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190237].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Kiowa in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190239].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190239].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Jimmy Cross in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190241].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190241].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Mitchell Sanders in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190243].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190243].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Azar in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190245].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190245].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Norman Bowker in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190247].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190247].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Henry Dobbins in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190249].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190249].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Ted Lavender in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190251].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190251].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Curt Lemon in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190253].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190253].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Mary Anne Bell in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190255].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190255].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Linda in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190257].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190257].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Important Quotes in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190259].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190259].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - Kiowa Quotes in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190261].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190261].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Courage Quotes in The Things They Carried Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190263].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190263].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - The Things They Carried Vocabulary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190265].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190265].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Flashcards - The Things They Carried Character List & Flashcards
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Lesson 1 - The Things They Carried Chapter 1 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190269].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190269].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Things They Carried Chapter 2, Love: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190271].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190271].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Things They Carried Chapter 3, Spin: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190273].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190273].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - The Things They Carried Chapter 4, On the Rainy River: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190275].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190275].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - The Things They Carried Chapter 5, Enemies: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190277].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190277].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - The Things They Carried Chapter 6, Friends: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190279].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190279].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - The Things They Carried, How to Tell a True War Story: Chapter 7 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190281].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190281].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Things They Carried Chapter 8, The Dentist: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190283].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190283].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - The Things They Carried, Sweetheart of the Song Tra Bong: Chapter 9 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190285].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190285].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - The Things They Carried Chapter 10, Stockings: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190287].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190287].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - The Things They Carried Chapter 11, Church: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190289].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190289].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - The Things They Carried, The Man I Killed: Chapter 12 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190291].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190291].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - The Things They Carried Chapter 13, Ambush: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190293].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190293].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Things They Carried Chapter 14, Style: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190295].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190295].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - The Things They Carried, Speaking of Courage: Chapter 15 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190297].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190297].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - The Things They Carried Chapter 16, Notes: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190299].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190299].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 17 - The Things They Carried, In the Field: Chapter 17 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190301].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190301].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 18 - The Things They Carried Chapter 18, Good Form: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190303].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190303].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 19 - The Things They Carried Chapter 19, Field Trip: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 20 - The Things They Carried, The Ghost Soldiers: Chapter 20 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190307].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190307].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 21 - The Things They Carried Chapter 21, Night Life: Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190309].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190309].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 22 - The Things They Carried, The Lives of the Dead: Chapter 22 Summary Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190311].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[190311].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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