Identify one of the Essential Questions the poet explored in the poem:To You who Would Wage War Against Me. To what degree can an individual’s choices and actions influence the direction of his or her life? Why is it important to be responsible to others on a personal, local, global, and digital level? What does it mean to be successful, and what role does failure play? How does an individual’s perspective of, and response to, a crisis define him or her?
Select three poetic techniques (e.g., tone, mood, figurative language, sound devices, poetic structure, imagery, diction) and examine how the poet used them to enhance the theme.