Questions for TH Reading from Kovic

Please have your blog post based on these questions finished by 11:59 PM on Saturday.

  1. How much do you think Kovic’s role as a Vietnam Veteran Against the War played into his interpretation of Vietnam?
  2. Kovic describes a number of protests at which police used violence against the protestors.  Why do you think that they went to such extreme measures?
  3. Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) is the first major veterans group that we have encountered that was against war.  Why do you think that is?

Questions for TH Reading from Kovic

Please have your blog post based on these questions finished by 11:59 PM on Saturday.

  1. How much do you think Kovic’s role as a Vietnam Veteran Against the War played into his interpretation of Vietnam?
  2. Kovic describes a number of protests at which police used violence against the protestors.  Why do you think that they went to such extreme measures?
  3. Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) is the first major veterans group that we have encountered that was against war.  Why do you think that is?

Questions on Best Years of Our Lives

Here are the questions from your discussion leaders for this week’s final blog post (please post by Monday at the latest).

1.  Why was Homer so cold towards Wilma when he first came back?

2. Did you see any similarities between what your veteran experienced and what the veterans from the movie experienced and if so why?

3. From the movie and what we talked about in class, what did people say upset veterans the most after the war?

4. What do you think was the most common reception home after the war: Fred, Homer, or Al?

5. How do you think the war affected marriages and relationships?

Questions on Best Years of Our Lives

Here are the questions from your discussion leaders for this week’s final blog post (please post by Monday at the latest).

1.  Why was Homer so cold towards Wilma when he first came back?

2. Did you see any similarities between what your veteran experienced and what the veterans from the movie experienced and if so why?

3. From the movie and what we talked about in class, what did people say upset veterans the most after the war?

4. What do you think was the most common reception home after the war: Fred, Homer, or Al?

5. How do you think the war affected marriages and relationships?