The Things They Carried
Discuss ambivalence and apathy in characters: examples.
-what is ambiguity in writing
Excerpts from "The Song of Tra Bong"
-read criticism, annotate
Handout: Criticism --the feminist lens. Style and symbolism. What is O'Brien trying to prove through Mary Anne.
3-Chair: Changing roles of women in war (and homefront).
"Dulce Et Decorum Est" and "Ambush"
-realism vs. romanticism
Journal # ___ : Things Carried response
HW Finish Things Carried for MONDAY; work on research paper, due MAY 24th to turnitin.com.