Discuss numerous poems and short stories selected from our Literature and Society anthology in
the section titled “Peace and War” (pages 941-1125). Choose one of the works assigned in this Module and
address one of the prompts below. It’s not enough to just repeat back all we discussed–go beyond what we
have already covered, further developing our reading of the poem or story. You may use outside (secondary)
sources to develop your reading of the work, but be sure to use credible, scholarly sources and be sure to cite
Explicate the poem. How do various elements of the poem work together to create the poem’s meaning? How
does the poem’s theme relate to war?