ILOs Understand the general nature, purposes, and techniques of literature with a sense of its relationship to life and culture. Recognize a representative selection of literary works by major writers….
CivilWarLand in Bad Decline” By George Saunders. Warriors
You have been asked to read George Saunders’ “CivilWarLand in Bad Decline.” Write an essay in response to the question below. Keep in mind that your essay should propose a thesis, be framed with topic sentences, and offer analysis and textual support. Remember that it should be well-organized and grammatically correct. You may use a dictionary, and you may use a handbook. Be sure to save enough time and energy to proofread your essay.
Analyze the story’s “warriors.” What parallels is Saunders drawing between Mr. McKinnon and Sam? And what do these parallels suggest about Saunders’ ideas about war? Defend your answer.