Read and Annotate

Presentation of Details


Read and take notes on the story, beginning with paragraph twelve and through the paragraph that begins, “They carried USO stationary and pencils and pens.”

Answer the following questions.

  • What is happening in each chunk of text?
  • What is the effect of the narrator presenting the details of Lavender’s death to the reader the way he does?
  • Record any new vocabulary or terms you do not know.