Read this analysis of "Ars Poetica" and make a list of the
author's main points. Choose one of them and write a paragraph
explaining why you agree or disagree.
The term doughboy was used to refer to U.S. troops
sent to Europe during World War I. Read the poems by Captain
Archibald MacLeish listed here and a couple of poems by others.
As you read, record the descriptive words used in the poems.
Choose three of the most powerful words and list them on the
chalkboard along with the choices of your classmates. What
overall impression of the war is elicited by these descriptive