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The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner: Summary & Analysis

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In the first two lines of the poem, The Death of the Ball Turret Runner, the ball turret is compared to which of these things?

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1. Which of the following best describes The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner?

2. Ball turret gunners were:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding the poem The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner. You'll be assessed on your understanding of the imagery, themes, and language of the poem.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Ball turret gunners
  • Images and themes of The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
  • The author of the poem

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related literature lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner

Additional Learning

To learn more about literature, review the following lesson on The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner: Summary & Analysis. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Read The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
  • Understand the imagery and themes of The Death of the Ball Turret Gunner
  • Learn about the life and work of Randall Jarrell
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