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by Wallace Stevens

1918

Welcome to the parent guide for this text! Read below to find out about what your child is reading in class and how you can support him/her at home.

This week in class, we’re reading "The Death of a Soldier" by Wallace Stevens.

In Wallace Stevens’s poem “The Death of a Soldier,” a soldier’s life and death is compared to autumn.

As we read, we will be discussing the themes of Death and War & Peace as they relate to the text. We are trying to answer these big questions :

"How do people face death?" and "How are we changed by war?"

Ways to support your child: