Help with Questions to The Things They Carried: Friends (pages 65-66)
Friends (pages 65-66)
1. Over time, Dave and Lee became friends and began to trust one another again. During
their friendship in Vietnam, they made a pact. What was this pact?
2. When Lee became injured he became really scared and nervous. Why did he panic and
try to run away from his platoon?
3. Later the men heard that Lee had died because of his injuries. Why did Dave find relief
from this news?
4. What does the “enemies” and “friends” story tell you about social codes, friendship
and contracts on the battlefield?