Falling Into the State and Awaking to Die: Randall Jarrell's "The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner"
After reading and annotating Jarrell's poem, The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner," please consider the following question:
What does the imagery of the last line suggest about the speaker's attitude toward death?
Please post your response here, using your assigned Student Number (contact me if you forget it). Your response should:
1. use the poems' title and author's name
2. answer the prompt
3. use a properly cited quote from the poem to support your ideas (hint: better quotes aren't just the last line)
4. be between 100-150 words (hint: type response on Word Doc and the Copy/Paste into submission box)
This blog response is due by 11:59 pm tonight.
*your blog must clearly relate to the prompt.
*connect to at least one aspect of the reading.
*show thinking that extends beyond simple summarization.
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