An informative handout to introduce Rupert Brooke and a unit of analysis for his famous war poem 'The Soldier'. The handout includes the following:
- a short biography of Rupert Brooke, the poet
- annotated text of the poem 'The Soldier' (includes a glossary of key terms explained in the context of the poem)
- comprehension, close reading, and analysis questions
- holistic, 'food for thought' question to elicit an essay-style response.