Stephen Vincent Benét is a writer of poetry, short stories, novels, screenplays, AND radio broadcasts (particularily against Nazis), his work had earned two Pulitzer Prizes by the time of his death of heart failure in 1943. He was 44.
Work with one other partner and answer these questions in the Notes section of your notebook. Be prepared for a quiz on this short story. DO NOT WRITE ON THIS SHEET.
Describe the setting (and its time period):
Describe John’s character (describe in great detail):
What is the position that the speaker John's father holds in their society?