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Week One, Sunday, March 19

    Homer, selections from the Iliad and the Odyssey

Week Two, Thursday, March 29  

    Virgil, selections from the Aeneid 

Week Three, Thursday, April 5

    Shakespeare, selection from Henry V

Week Four, Thursday, April 12

    Whitman, “Come up from the Fields Father” and “The Wound-Dresser”

    Hardy, “Channel Firing”

    Brooke, “The Soldier”

Week Five, Thursday, April 19

    Yeats, “On Being Asked for a War Poem” and “An Irish Airman Foresees His Death” 

    Strobel, “Snow”

    Jarrell, “The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner”

Week Six, Thursday, April 26

    Hughes, “Six Young Men”

    Chapin, “Interval of Peace”

    Auden, “Here War is Simple,” “September 1, 1939,” and “The Shield of Achilles”


Week Seven, Thursday, May 3

    Appleman, “Waiting for the Fire”

    Komunyakaa, “Facing It”

    Turner, “Sadiq”

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